Tuna bean salad

Try this easy packed lunch idea one day this week
Tuna bean salad, packed with protein and providing 3 of your 5 a day
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Recipe by: Charlie Farrant | Student Dietitian and Running Blogger

Packed with protein, fibre and vitamin C, this makes an easy lunch to eat at home or eat on-the-go. Bulk it out with cooked rice or quinoa.

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Ingredients
  • 1 x 120g can tuna in spring water
  • 100g cucumber, chopped
  • 4 tomatoes, roughly chopped
  • 2 spring onions, finely chopped
  • 1 x 400g can butter beans, drained and rinsed
  • Small handful fresh parsley, finely chopped
  • ½ tablespoon olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • ½ lemon, juice only
  • Freshly ground black pepper
Time
10 minutes
SERVES:
2
CALORIES:
174
FAT:
4.6g
SALT:
0.8g
SUGAR:
6.1g
5 A DAY:
3
Method
  1. In a large bowl mix together the tuna, cucumber, tomatoes, spring onions, beans and parsley.
  2. Whisk together the olive oil, mustard and lemon juice and season with freshly ground black pepper.
  3. Drizzle the dressing over the salad and serve.
For a change, why not swap the tuna for canned salmon?