This Quick Tuscan Tuna Salad is the perfect lunch or light dinner salad! It's packed with protein, full of flavor, and comes together in a snap! #healthy #nomayo #mediterranean #salad
Quick Tuscan Tuna Salad
Prep Time
15 mins
Total Time
15 mins
 

This Quick Tuscan Tuna Salad is a quick and easy lunch option or even dinner! It's packed with protein, healthy, light, and makes a great salad jar to take to work!

Course: Salad
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Keyword: healthy tuna salad, mediterranean tuna salad, no mayo tuna salad
Servings: 4
Calories: 33 kcal
Author: Malinda Linnebur
Ingredients
Salad:
  • 1 (15oz)(425g) Chickpeas (garbanzo beans), drained and rinsed
  • 1 (12oz)(340g) Tuna packed in water, drained well
  • 1 cup (175g) halved cherry tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup (35g) olives of choice
  • Thinly sliced red onion
  • Salad greens of chioce
Dressing:
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 teaspoon white wine vinegar
  • 1/2-1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
Instructions
  1. In a large bowl combine the beans, tuna, tomatoes, olives, and red onion. Spoon over greens. 

  2. In a small bowl or liquid measuring cup combine ingredients for dressing. Drizzle over salad. 

Recipe Notes

How to make Tuscan Tuna Salad in a Mason Jar:

  1. Place dressing in the bottom of the jar.
  2. Top with chickpeas.
  3. Top with tuna.
  4. Top with chopped vegetables.
  5. Cram as much greens as you can into the jar. This is important because it helps hold everything into place.
  6. This salad jar will last 5-7 days in the refrigerator.

Tips about this No Mayo Tuscan Tuna Salad:

Nutrition Facts
Quick Tuscan Tuna Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 33 Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2g 3%
Sodium 245mg 10%
Potassium 128mg 4%
Total Carbohydrates 3g 1%
Sugars 1g
Vitamin A 6.9%
Vitamin C 16.3%
Calcium 1.4%
Iron 2.6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.