Italian Tuna Toss

Betty Crocker Healthy Heart Cookbook shares a recipe! Easy to throw together, this veggie-packed salad will wow your dinner guests.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 15 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

1
bag (1 lb) fresh cauliflower florets or 1 small head cauliflower, separated into florets (3 cups)
1
bag (10 oz) mixed salad greens or 1 small bunch curly endive, romaine or chicory, torn into bite-size pieces
1
cucumber, sliced
2
cans (5 oz each) tuna, drained
1
jar (2 oz) diced pimientos, drained (1/4 cup)
1/3
cup Italian dressing
1/4
cup Betty Crocker™ Bac~Os® bacon flavor bits or chips

  • 1 Toss all ingredients except dressing and bacon flavor bits in large salad bowl; refrigerate.
  • 2 Just before serving, toss with dressing and bacon flavor bits.

Expert Tips

Also delicious made with chicken instead of tuna.

Enjoy this salad twice by adding dressing and bacon bits to only half of the veggie mixture. Combine remaining ingredients the next day, and use to fill pita pockets for a Mediterranean twist on a tuna salad sandwich.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
165
(
Calories from Fat
65 ),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7 g
7 %
(Saturated Fat
1 g,
1 %
),
Cholesterol
20 mg
20 %;
Sodium
420 mg
420 %;
Total Carbohydrate
10 g
10 %
(Dietary Fiber
4 g
4 %
),
Protein
19 g
19 %
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
38%;
Vitamin C
88%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
12%;
Exchanges:
2 Vegetable; 2 Lean Meat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.