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5-Minute Italian Tuna Salad

5-Minute Italian Tuna Salad! An easy, healthy, protein-packed lunch you can make in minutes!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 4 servings


  • 1 tablespoon dijon mustard
  • juice of 1 lemon about 2 tablespoons
  • pinch of salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 6.7oz jar Bela SkipJack Tuna Fillets drained
  • 1 cup white cannellini beans rinsed and drained
  • ¾ cup cherry tomatoes halved
  • 1 tablespoon capers chopped
  • 1 cup arugula chopped
  • ¼ cup parsley chopped
  • gluten-free crackers for serving


  • In a medium bowl, add the dijon mustard, lemon juice, salt, pepper and olive oil. Whisk to combine.
  • Add the tuna, cannellini beans, tomatoes, capers, arugula, and parsley. Gently mix to combine. Add salt and pepper to taste. (The capers are salty so you might just need a crack of fresh pepper.)
  • Serve immediately or refrigerate for up to 4 hours. Serve with crackers if desired. Enjoy!


Calories: 201kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 17mg | Sodium: 290mg | Potassium: 425mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 600IU | Vitamin C: 26.4mg | Calcium: 64mg | Iron: 2.8mg