Tuna-Feta Salad

Enjoy this wonderful tuna and beans salad mixed with red wine vinaigrette - perfect for a lunch.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 10 min
  • Servings 8

Ingredients

2
cans (15 to 16 oz each) cannellini or other white beans, rinsed, drained
1
can (9 oz) chunk light tuna in water, drained, flaked
1/3
cup crumbled feta cheese
1
medium Spanish, Bermuda or red onion, thinly sliced
Chopped fresh parsley

Red Wine Vinaigrette

1/3
cup olive or vegetable oil
3
tablespoons red wine vinegar
1/2
teaspoon salt
Freshly ground pepper

  • 1 In shallow glass or plastic dish, mix beans, tuna, cheese and onion. In container with tight-fitting lid, shake oil, vinegar, salt and pepper until well mixed; pour over bean mixture. Cover and refrigerate at least 1 hour or overnight, stirring occasionally.
  • 2 Transfer bean mixture to serving platter with slotted spoon. Sprinkle with parsley.

Expert Tips

Make this salad the night before, and pack it to take to work for a healthful and tasty lunch.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
250
(
Calories from Fat
100),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
11%
(Saturated Fat
2 1/2g,
2 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
550mg
550%;
Total Carbohydrate
23g
23%
(Dietary Fiber
5g
5%
  Sugars
1g
1%
),
Protein
14g
14%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
2%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.