Italian Style Canned Tuna Salad

Italian Style Canned Tuna Salad is packed with fresh vegetables and olives that it can easily stand on its own as a nutritious and healthy diet meal. The right amount of oil in the tuna dressed the salad perfectly, the quality and freshness of the ingredients shine through without its encumbrance. A very easy to prepare and non-creamy additions to the salad make for a light but very filling, protein-packed Phase 3 lunch recipe.

italian style canned tuna

INGREDIENTS

 

  • 2 cans of Genova Yellowfin Tuna in Pure Olive Oil (not drained)
  • 1-1¼ cups of drained diced tomato
  • ½ cup of chopped parsley leaves
  • ½ of a (6 oz.) can of black olives, sliced
  • ½ cup of a large diced sweet yellow pepper
  • ¼ cup of fine diced red onion
  • ¼ cup of chopped green olives without pimento
  • 1 clove of minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon of fresh lemon juice
  • ¼ teaspoon of sea salt

 

 

INSTRUCTIONS

 

  • Open the cans of the yellow-finned tuna and it into a large bowl. Using a fork, gently break the tuna meat into small pieces.
  • Mix all the ingredients into the bowl but do not break the tuna too much.
  • Serve as a salad on a plate or as a sandwich. This receipe can be refrigerated for up to two days.

 

 

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