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A simple recipe for Tuscan White Bean & Tuna Salad with arugula, radishes, tomatoes and a simple balsamic vinaigrette. #tunasalad #whitebeans #tunarecipes #salad #healthysalad #tuscansalad

Tuscan Tuna Salad with Arugula ad White Beans

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  • Author: Sylvia Fountaine
  • Prep Time: 15
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 2 1x
  • Category: salad,
  • Method: Tossed
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean


Fast and easy recipe for Tuscan Tuna Salad with arugula, white beans, radishes, tomatoes and a simple  vinaigrette. A quick and easy pantry meal that can be made in 15 minutes!


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Vinaigrette (serves 4)

Tuscan Tuna Salad (serves 2)

  • 2 big handfuls baby arugula
  • 1/2 can ( 14 ounce) of white beans ( about 3/41 cup) rinsed, drained
  • 1 can white albacore tuna, drained
  • 3 radishes, grated, finely sliced or cut into matchsticks
  • 10 cherry or grape tomatoes ( or sub 1 turkish cucumber)
  • 1/4 cup chopped Italian parsley ( or 2 tablespoons basil)
  • 12 scallions, sliced (or sub red onion)
  • 1 tablespoon capers or sub olives! ( optional but delicious)
  • Optional: avocado and microgreens or sprouts


Whisk the dressing ingredients together in a bowl (or shake in a jar) and set aside.

Place arugula in two bowls, divide beans and tuna and add to the bowls. Garnish with radish, tomatoes, parsley, scallions, capers and optional avocado and sprouts.

Spoon dressing over top and season with salt and pepper.



Feel free to make this ahead, waithing to dress before eating. OR make these in mason jars- layering in this order: white beans, tuna, tomato, radish scallions, parsley, dressing and topping with the arugula.


  • Serving Size:
  • Calories: 368
  • Sugar: 3.3 g
  • Sodium: 494.9 mg
  • Fat: 18.1 g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.8 g
  • Carbohydrates: 24 g
  • Fiber: 7 g
  • Protein: 28.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 36.1 mg