Tuna and White Bean Salad

Tuna and White Bean Salad

Serves 4

Serve this crunchy and refreshing tuna salad in lettuce leaf cups or on whole grain bread.

Ingredients: 
  • 1 cup dried baby lima beans
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 (6-ounce) cans solid white albacore tuna, drained
  • 4 radishes, halved and thinly sliced
  • 1 stalk celery, thinly sliced
  • 1 bunch watercress, stems removed and leaves chopped (about 1 1/2 cups packed leaves)
  • 1/4 cup chopped chives
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Method: 

Soak beans overnight. Drain and rinse. Place beans in a large pot with 1 quart water and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer about 45 minutes or until tender. Drain and let cool.

In a large bowl, whisk together mustard, lemon juice and pepper. Add tuna, radishes, celery, watercress, chives and cooled beans and stir until evenly coated.

Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving:250 calories (10 from fat), 1.5g total fat, 0g saturated fat, 45mg cholesterol, 290mg sodium, 30g carbohydrate (10g dietary fiber, 1g sugar), 33g protein
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