Tuna, Bean, and Couscous salad

Tuna, Bean, and Couscous salad
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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 271.3
  • Total Fat: 4.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 16.5 mg
  • Sodium: 449.4 mg
  • Total Carbs: 33.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.9 g
  • Protein: 22.1 g

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By Fiona Haynes, About.com Guide
By Fiona Haynes, About.com Guide

Number of Servings: 6


    1 1/2 cups fat-free, low-sodium chicken broth
    1 cup dry couscous
    1/4 cup finely chopped red onion
    1/2 small cucumber, chopped
    10 cherry/grape tomatoes, halved
    1 15-ounce can low-sodium red kidney beans or black beans
    2 5-ounce cans solid white tuna in water, drained
    1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
    2 tbsp balsamic vinegar
    1 tbsp lemon juice
    1/4 cup finely chopped fresh parsley


Bring chicken broth to a boil in a small saucepan.

Stir in dry couscous. Cover and remove from heat. Let stand for 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork. Transfer to a large bowl.

Add chopped onion, cucumber, tomatoes, beans, and tuna to the couscous.

Whisk oil, vinegar, and lemon juice in a small bowl, or place in a small screw-top jar and shake vigorously. Drizzle over salad.

Add parsley, then toss salad until everything is well combined.

Serving Size: Serves 6

Number of Servings: 6

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