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Active time
10 minutes
Total time
10 minutes
3 servings


¼ large red onion, sliced paper-thin

1 can water-packed tuna, drained 1 can (about 15 oz.)

1 (15 oz) low-sodium or no-added-sodium white beans, drained and rinsed

½ teaspoon dried Italian herbs (basil, oregano or a mix)

1 medium tomato, diced

3 cups lettuce


Juice of ½ lemon (about 2 Tablespoons)

2 Tablespoons wine vinegar

2 Tablespoon extra virgin olive oil

1 clove garlic, minced

1 heaping teaspoon Dijon mustard

  1. Combine all salad ingredients except lettuce in a large bowl.
  2. Combine all dressing ingredients in a small bowl and mix well.
  3. Pour dressing over salad ingredients and mix. Serve over lettuce.

Variations and Tips:

  • You can substitute cherry tomatoes or red pepper for the tomato.
  • If you use tuna packed in olive oil, don’t drain it — and skip the extra olive oil.
  • If you have fresh herbs, substitute ¼ cup basil leaves and 1 Tablespoon fresh chopped oregano.

NOTE: This nutritional analysis does not include the suggested side serving of whole grain bread, as breads vary widely in nutritional composition.

An Oldways recipe and photo.

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