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Tuna Salad with Garlic Toasts

This healthy tuna salad recipe with white beans and a lemony olive oil dressing served over garlic toasts makes an incredible quick lunch or easy dinner.
Course Main Course, Salad
Cuisine Mediterranean
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 584kcal


  • 1 400g tin Cannellini Beans drained and rinsed
  • 1 400g tin Butter Beans drained and rinsed
  • 1 Red Onion finely sliced
  • ½ Lemon juiced
  • 4 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • Small bunch Fresh Dill finely chopped
  • 1 small loaf French Bread cut into thick slices
  • 2 cloves Garlic peeled
  • 2 200g tins Tuna drained
  • 70 g Rocket
  • Salt and Pepper


  • Put the beans in a large bowl with the red onion and add the lemon juice, oil, parsley and salt and pepper to taste. Mix and leave to sit for 10 minutes.
  • While the beans sit brush the bread slices with olive oil and toast on a griddle until char marks appear. Put on a plate and rub with garlic cloves.
  • Add the tuna and rocket to the beans and toss then serve with the garlic bread.


Nutrition information is an estimate and will vary depending on the exact ingredients used.


Calories: 584kcal | Carbohydrates: 98g | Protein: 46g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 36mg | Sodium: 983mg | Potassium: 938mg | Fiber: 15g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 472IU | Vitamin C: 12mg | Calcium: 179mg | Iron: 10mg