Name That Tuna Salad

(Tuna tossed with cannellini beans, tomatoes, and fresh basil)

  • 1 can (8 oz) cannellini beans (white kidney beans), drained and rinsed
  • 1 can (7 ½ oz) water-packed tuna, drained
  • 2 cups diced tomatoes
  • ½ cup minced red onion
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped, fresh basil or mint leaves
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 tsp. each red wine vinegar and lemon juice
  • 1 packet Splenda
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • ½ tsp. Dijon mustard
  • ¼ tsp. black pepper

+In a large bowl, combine beans, tuna, tomatoes, red onions, and basil (or mint).  Stir gently to avoid smashing the beans.

+In a small bowl, whisk together olive oil, vinegar, lemon juice, Splenda, garlic, mustard and pepper.  Pour dressing over salad and mix well.  May be served immediately or chilled before serving.

Makes 4 servings.