White Bean Tuna Salad

TOTAL TIME: 10 min
Prep: 10 min
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YIELD: 4 servings
LEVEL: Easy

ingredients

  • 2 (6-ounce) cans dark meat tuna, packed in olive oil
  • 2 (15-ounce) cans cannelini white beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1/3 cup small capers, nonpareil in brine, drained and rinsed
  • 6 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • Sea salt and fresh ground black pepper
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Directions

In a large bowl, add the tuna, reserving the olive oil in a separate small bowl. Break tuna into bite-size pieces with a large fork. Add the beans and capers. Into the bowl of olive oil, add the red wine vinegar. You should have 1 part vinegar to 2 parts oil - add more extra-virgin olive oil if necessary. Season with salt and pepper. Pour dressing on the tuna, bean and caper mixture and allow the flavors to infuse while slicing the vegetables. Add the onion and tomatoes to tuna mixture and toss gently.

Place the arugula on large decorative platter and top with tuna mixture. Tear fresh basil leaves over the top and serve immediately.

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  • on June 05, 2013

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    A great meal for a warm summer night. Really easy to prepare and tastes great. Will be making this often .

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  • on April 22, 2012

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    It is very easy and quick to makeI loved this salad very tasty i also added chopped red bell pepper.

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  • on June 19, 2011

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    This salad is such a quick, easy and healthy alternative to mayo based tuna salad and is highly addictive. It is also very budget friendly and was well received by all of my tasters.

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