Tuscany Tuna Salad with White Beans

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 189.5
  • Total Fat: 1.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 15.8 mg
  • Sodium: 300.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 28.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 6.3 g
  • Protein: 16.6 g

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This is one of our favorite summer salads. A friend gave me the recipe and I hope you enjoy it. This is one of our favorite summer salads. A friend gave me the recipe and I hope you enjoy it.
Number of Servings: 4


    1 7 oz can of water packed tuna, drained and flaked
    4 scallions, chopped
    3 garlic cloves, minced
    1/2 cup chopped fresh basil
    2 T capers, drained
    4 T red wine vinegar
    1 T extra virgin olive oil
    2 T defatted chicken broth
    1 15 oz can cannellini beans, rinsed and drained
    Salt and Pepper
    12 cups torn mixed salad greens
    4 Italian plum tomatoes, chopped


In a large salad bowl, combine the tuna, scallions, garlic, basil, capers, vinegar, oil and broth. Toss to mix. Gently fold in the beans. Season with salt and pepper to tast. (The salad can be refrigerated for up to 4 hours at this point.)

Just before serving, add the greens and the tomatoes to the tuna mixture, toss and serve.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user CARIJANE.

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  • With lots of parsley this recipe is even better - 5/23/17

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  • Very Good
    Wonderful! Great lunch over lettuce and tomatoes - - 11/20/11

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  • Incredible!
    I can't wait to try this! I don't like capers, so I'll leave them out. Sounds SO yummy, thank you for the recipe. - 2/25/11

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  • Bad
    I love this recipe. This is the first time I rated a recipe and accidentally saved only one star. I give this recipe 5 stars. It has much more taste than other bean and tuna salads. - 5/29/10

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