Weight Watchers Tuna & White Bean Salad
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Weight Watchers Friendly Tuna & White Bean Salad Recipe

Tuna and white beans make a great summer lunch or light dinner. Serve it on a bed of greens or with thinly sliced garden fresh tomatoes and crusty bread.
Prep Time20 mins
Total Time20 mins
Servings: 4
Calories: 180
Author: Martha | Simple Nourished Living

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar for fresh lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard, optional
  • 2 cans (5 ounces each) water packed light tuna, drained and flaked
  • 1 can (15-1/2 ounces) cannelloni beans, rinsed and drained
  • 2 stalks celery, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped red onion
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped red bell pepper
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • 1 teaspoon dried rosemary, if using
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

Instructions

  • In a small bowl whisk together the vinegar, olive oil, and mustard, if using and set aside.
  • In a medium bowl, combine the tuna, beans, celery, onion, pepper, parsley and rosemary if using. Add the dressing and gently toss to coat.
  • Season to taste with salt and pepper and toss gently again.

Recipe Notes

Additional ingredients that would be tasty in this tuna salad include capers, tomatoes, green onion and olives.
 
Weight Watchers PointsPlus: *4
Weight Watchers SmartPoints: *4
Weight Watchers Freestyle SmartPoints: *1
Nutrition Facts
Weight Watchers Friendly Tuna & White Bean Salad Recipe
Amount Per Serving (1 cup)
Calories 180 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Fat 3g5%
Carbohydrates 15g5%
Fiber 4g16%
Protein 22g44%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: tuna salad with beans, white bean salad with tuna