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Italian tuna and bean salad with olives recipe

Italian tuna and bean salad with olives recipe

41 ratings

This light and summery Italian-style salad is perfect for those hotter months and is perfect for barbecues. This recipes is packed with healthy beans, tuna and fresh crunchy salad vegetables. See method

  • Serves 4
  • 10 mins to prepare
  • 241 calories / serving
  • Dairy-free


  • 2 tins of mixed beans (400g each)
  • 2 tins of tuna (180g each)
  • 1 red pepper, de-seeded and chopped
  • 1 red onion, finely sliced
  • 16 green olives
  • 2tbsp of chopped parsley
  • 1tbsp of extra virgin olive oil
  • 2tbsp of red wine vinegar
  • freshly ground black pepper
If you don't have red onions, try using white, brown or spring onions

Each serving contains

  • Energy

  • Fat

    6g 9%
  • Saturates

    1g 5%
  • Sugars

    4g 4%
  • Salt

    0.6g 10%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 17.9g Protein 28.3g Fibre 12.4g


  1. Drain the mixed beans and then rinse well under running cold water to remove any excess salt and sugar. Drain the tuna.
  2. Place the drained beans and tuna in a large bowl with the red pepper, red onion, olives and chopped parsley. Dress with the olive oil and red wine vinegar and season with freshly ground black pepper. Toss gently to combine.
  3. Serve immediately or refrigerate until required.

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