Mediterranean Tuna and Chickpea Salad


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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 222.9
  • Total Fat: 8.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 15.7 mg
  • Sodium: 589.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 19.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.9 g
  • Protein: 17.3 g

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Introduction

Perfect for everyday lunch or to bring to a family picnic! Perfect for everyday lunch or to bring to a family picnic!
Number of Servings: 6

Ingredients

    Dressing:
    2 tsp lemon juice
    2 tsp red wine vinegar
    8 tsp extra virgin olive oil
    1/2 tsp dijion mustard
    1/2 tsp dried oregano, crushed between your fingers
    1/4 tsp salt
    1/4 tsp black pepper

    Salad:
    1 (15.5oz) can of chickpeas, drained and smashed lightly with a potato masher
    1 (12oz) can of tuna, drained
    1/2 cup celery, diced
    1/2 cup carrots, diced
    1/4 cup red onion, finely diced
    11 Kalamata olives, finely minced

Directions

Combine all the dressing ingredients in a small container with an airtight lid. Cover and shake to emulsify.

Combine all the salad ingredients in a large bowl. Toss lightly with the dressing.

Serve on a bed of lettuce, a slice of whole grain bread, or enjoy simply by itself for a high protein and healthy balanced meal!

Serving Size: makes 6 large servings

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user AUMERK.

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  • Incredible!
    Very yummy! I added red bell pepper and cucumber...and used cumin instead of oregano. - 3/5/13

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  • Incredible!
    I've made this before and it's so satisfying! - 4/16/12

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