Tuscan-Style Tuna Salad

April/May 2005, The EatingWell Healthy in a Hurry Cookbook (2006)

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This streamlined version of a northern Italian idea is perfect for a summer evening: no-fuss, no-cook and big taste. You can even make it ahead and store it, covered, in the refrigerator for several days. If you do, use it as a wrap filling for the next day's lunch.

"This is also beautiful and tasty made with salmon and red kidney beans. Try using fresh fennel in the salad or minced tarragon for added flavor. "
Tuscan-Style Tuna Salad

38 Reviews for Tuscan-Style Tuna Salad

Needs more flavor

I found this recipe to be bland. I added much more lemon juice and some herbs to give it more flavor.

easy, healthy
Quick fix

This was an easy fix. I had it for two days in a row for lunch and threw the rest out because I got tired of the leftover taste however. It is a different twist of tuna salad for those of us that do not like mayo :-)

Quick, easy, doesn't have mayo
perfect and light

This was super quick to make! I always have tuna and canned beans in my pantry so making this didn't require a trip to the store to buy the ingredients. Even though the recipe is great just the way it is, next time I might use 1tbsp olive oil and 1tbsp newman's own oil&vinegar dressing to add an extra zip. I served this on a bed of romaine and it was a great take to work lunch.

Um, yummm!

Delicious!! I loved this! I will be making it often. Since it's pretty much 100 degrees outside, I wanted a recipe that was easy and no-cook. This was delicious and filling and so simple! I didn't change anything, but ate the tuna salad in a pita with shredded romaine and avocado. I will for sure be making this for lunches in the future, both in pitas and over salads!

Simple, No cook
Very tasteful

This is a great recipe. It was simple to prepare and not a lot of wait time. Excellent flavor. I added celery to it only because I like crunchy things. I think you could also include avocado and it would be tasty. I loved the texture of the white beans. I never had tuna with white beans. This is definitely a winner and I will definitely make it again.

Easy to prepare with not a lot of ingredients

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