Mediterranean Tuna Salad

This was ok, but not cookbook-worthy.

Mediterranean Tuna Salad

15 oz can chickpeas, rinsed and drained

2 c. sliced celery

2 oz diced piemientos, drained

1 TB extra virgin olive oil

1 TB balsamic vinegar

2 TB spicy mustard

1/2 tsp dried basil

1/4 tsp black pepper

5 oz pouch of smoked tuna

4 c. shredded lettuce

1/3 c. blue cheese crumbles


In a large bowl, combine beans, celery, and pimientos. In a small bowl, whisk together oil, vinegar, mustard, basil and pepper. Pour over the bean mixture; toss to coat. Fold in tuna. Serve over lettuce and sprinkle with cheese.

Yield: 4 servings. Per serving=

185 Calories; 5g Fat (25.3% calories from fat); 7g Protein; 29g Carbohydrate; 7g Dietary Fiber; 0mg Cholesterol; 477mg Sodium.

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