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This tuna salad is so simple yet so full of flavor! Tuna provides great protein while celery, bell pepper, and red onion provide fiber and vitamins and minerals, and the olives and olive oil provide healthy fats.
Course Quick & Easy, Salad
Cuisine Mediterranean
Diet Gluten Free

Ingredients
  

  • 2 5-ounce cans solid white albacore tuna, well drained
  • 3/4 cup celery finely sliced
  • 1/4 cup red onion diced
  • 1/2 cup red bell pepper diced
  • 8 kalamata olives sliced
  • feta cheese crumbled, for garnish
  • 1 tablespoon fresh flat-leaf parsley chopped, for garnish

Dressing

  • zest of half a lemon
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions
 

  • Add tuna to a medium mixing bowl. Use a fork to separate tuna into flakes. Add all salad ingredients to the bowl and combine.
  • In a separate small bowl, use a whisk to combine the dressing ingredients.
  • Pour dressing over salad ingredients, reserving extra if necessary.
  • Stir gently to combine, and serve over your favorite greens or in a whole wheat pita pocket.
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