Fitness Recipe: Bean Salad with Tuna

Fitness Recipe: Bean Salad with Tuna

Today’s recipe is ideal for those days when you are overwhelmed and you want to have a delicious and nutritious lunch or dinner on the table in a few minutes. All you have to do is mix a few ingredients and you instantly have a tasty dish full of protein, fiber, healthy fats and complex carbohydrates on your table. This salad is also for meal prep and you can take it with you to work or on a trip.


  • 480 g (2 cans) white butter beans (weight excluding the brine)
  • 120 g (1 can) tuna in olive oil
  • 60 g pitted black olives
  • 25 ml olive oil
  • 20 ml lemon juice
  • 2 large handfuls fresh herbs (parsley, basil, dill, coriander, etc.)
  • 1–2 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 small red onion
  • salt – up to your taste
  • ground pepper – up to your taste
Bean Salad with Tuna - Ingredients

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Rinse the beans with cold water and drain them to get rid of the liquid. Then put them in a bowl and add finely chopped red onion, olives cut into small pieces and finely chopped herbs.

Bean Salad with Tuna - Directions

Then get rid of the oil from the tuna and add it to the mix.

Next, take a small bowl for the dressing. Add olive oil, lemon juice, Dijon mustard, salt and ground pepper. Mix it and get everything nicely incorporated. Then add the dressing to the salad, stir it around to mix the flavours, and you’re done.

Bean Salad with Tuna
Nutritional Values
1 serving (3 servings total)
Energy value341 kcal
Protein23 g
Cabrohydrates23 g
Fats15 g
Fiber11 g

Bean salad with tuna is a great lunch for meal prep. Plus, you tweak it in accordance with your taste. Try alternating the herbs you use or replacing beans with lentils or chickpeas. That way you can create even more brand-new recipes.

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