Tuna, pepper and butterbean salad recipe

  • Serves 2
  • 15 mins to prepare
  • 359 calories / serving
  • Healthy
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Ready in just 15 minutes, this delicious Italian-style salad is perfect for a simple yet hearty lunch. Tuna and butter beans is a classic combination which tastes even better when paired with a sharp and zesty mustard dressing. Top with a boiled egg and enjoy with a sprinkle of basil leaves.

  1. Tip the tuna into a bowl with the butter beans, onion and pepper and gently mix together. Set aside.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together the oil, lemon juice, garlic and mustard. Season and drizzle over the tuna salad. Add the basil leaves.
  3. Divide the salad between 2 plastic containers and top each with a halved egg. Chill until ready to eat.

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  • Ingredients

  • 160g tin tuna, drained
  • 400g butter beans in water, drained
  • ½ small red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 red pepper, diced
  • ½ lemon, juiced
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 12 basil leaves, roughly torn
  • 2 eggs, hard-boiled, shells peeled and chopped in half
  • Energy 1505kj 359kcal 18%
  • Fat 18g 26%
  • Saturates 4g 18%
  • Sugars 7g 8%
  • Salt 1g 17%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 22.2g Protein 28.7g Fibre 2.1g


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