Low-Calorie Tuna Cannellini Bean Salad with Italian Dressing

Low-calorie and low-carb, this tuna cannellini bean salad is a very tasty and nutritious way to eat a lot without eating too much. The beans add bulk and protein, while the tuna adds omega 3s, vitamin D, and B12. This dish makes a great lunch or light dinner.

Each serving of 1/2 cup is about 63 calories.


Ingredients:

  • 1 can (15-oz) cannellini beans (rinsed & drained)
  • 1 red bell pepper (chopped)
  • 1 green bell pepper (chopped)
  • 1 red onion (chopped)
  • 1 stalk celery (chopped)
  • 1/4 cup sliced green onions
  • 1/4 cup sliced stuffed olives
  • 1/4 cup sliced ripe olives
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 2 tbsps minced fresh parsley
  • 2 cans (6-oz) low sodium tuna (drained & flaked)
  • 1 cup fat-free Italian salad dressing

Instructions:

  1. Put all salad ingredients (except tuna flakes) in a large salad bowl.
  2. Pour salad dressing over and toss to coat.
  3. Then, fold in tuna flakes slowly.
  4. Keep refrigerated for at least one hour before serving.

Low-Calorie Tuna Cannellini Bean Salad Recipe

Low-calorie and low-carb, this tuna cannellini bean salad is a very tasty and nutritious way to eat a lot without eating too much
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Ingredients
  

  • 1 can 15-oz cannellini beans (rinsed & drained)
  • 1 red bell pepper chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper chopped
  • 1 red onion chopped
  • 1 stalk celery chopped
  • 1/4 cup sliced green onions
  • 1/4 cup sliced stuffed olives
  • 1/4 cup sliced ripe olives
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 2 tbsps minced fresh parsley
  • 2 cans 6-oz low sodium tuna (drained & flaked)
  • 1 cup fat-free Italian salad dressing

Instructions
 

  • Put all salad ingredients (except tuna flakes) in a large salad bowl.
  • Pour salad dressing over and toss to coat.
  • Then, fold in tuna flakes slowly.
  • Keep refrigerated for at least one hour before serving.

Notes

Each serving of 1/2 cup is about 63 calories.
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