Tuna And Bean Salad


The combination of tuna with olive oil, lemon juice, and beans is inspired by the cuisine of Italy. The beans are green beans and cannellini beans, also known as white kidney beans. Serve cold or at room temperature.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Additional Time:
2 hrs
Total Time:
2 hrs 5 mins
2 servings


  • 1 cup frozen French-style green beans

  • 1 (5 ounce) can tuna, drained

  • ½ cup drained canned cannellini beans

  • 1 red onion, chopped

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic

  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese

  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. In a large bowl, mix together green beans, tuna, cannellini beans, chopped onion, olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, and cheese. Season to taste with salt and black pepper. Cover, and chill in the refrigerator for about 2 hours.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

279 Calories
9g Fat
25g Carbs
24g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 2
Calories 279
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g 12%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 23mg 8%
Sodium 114mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 25g 9%
Dietary Fiber 6g 21%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 24g
Vitamin C 14mg 69%
Calcium 147mg 11%
Iron 4mg 21%
Potassium 559mg 12%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.