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Mediterranean Tuna Salad

Mediterranean Tuna Salad
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 15 min
  • Ingredients 10
  • Servings 5
In 15 minutes, you can take your taste buds on a trip to Greece with refreshing tuna-stuffed tomatoes.

Ingredients

  • 5 large tomatoes
  • 2 cans (4.5 oz each) light tuna in olive oil, undrained
  • 1 can (15.5 oz) great northern beans, drained, rinsed
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh Italian (flat-leaf) parsley
  • 2 tablespoons capers, drained
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons finely chopped garlic
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 5 sprigs fresh Italian (flat-leaf) parsley, if desired

Directions

  • 1
    Cut very thin slice from bottom of each tomato so it will stand upright. Cut thin slice from top of each tomato; scoop out tomato flesh, leaving tomato shell. Remove seeds from tomato flesh; chop enough tomato flesh to measure 1 cup.
  • 2
    In medium bowl, toss chopped tomato, tuna, beans, chopped parsley, capers, lemon juice, garlic, salt and pepper.
  • 3
    Spoon tuna mixture into hollowed-out tomatoes. Garnish with parsley sprigs.

Expert Tips

  • Always read labels to make sure each recipe ingredient is gluten free. Products and ingredient sources can change.
  • Use a grapefruit spoon to easily hollow out the tomatoes.
  • Try using seared fresh tuna steaks in place of the canned tuna.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
310
Calories from Fat
90
Total Fat
10g
15%
Saturated Fat
1 1/2g
9%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
1020mg
42%
Potassium
1050mg
30%
Total Carbohydrate
30g
10%
Dietary Fiber
8g
32%
Sugars
5g
Protein
23g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
35%
35%
Vitamin C
25%
25%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
25%
25%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 1 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

More About This Recipe

  • In 15 minutes, you can take your taste buds on a trip to Greece with refreshing tuna-stuffed tomatoes.
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