tuna cannellini bean salad recipe

Tuna & Cannellini Bean Salad

28’s Home Nutrition Program (healthy weight maintenance-female)
A quick & healthy salad packed with plenty of protein and good fats to keep you full until dinner! The perfect healthy lunch for the warmer months.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 7 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Total Time 7 minutes
Course Lunch, Salad
Cuisine Italian
Servings 1
Calories 467 kcal


  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil extra virgin
  • 1/2 clove garlic crushed
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 95 g tinned tuna drained
  • 1/4 red onion finely diced
  • 3/4 cup cannellini beans canned drained & rinsed
  • 1/2 lebanese cucumber roughly chopped
  • 1 tomato cut in wedges
  • 1/4 avocado cubed
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley roughly chopped


  • Whisk together lemon juice, oil, garlic and salt and pepper in a small bowl. (optionally you might like to add a small amount of dijon mustard if you'd like a little kick)
  • Gently combine tuna, onion, beans, cucumber, tomatoes, avocado and parsley in a bowl
  • Pour the dressing over the tuna salad to serve, and enjoy!
Keyword High Protein, No-Cook Recipe, Spring, Summer

Posted by Sam Wood

Father and husband, on a mission to help people move more, eat better and make a positive change to their lives. Sam Wood has over 20 years experience as a personal trainer and is recognised as one of Australia’s leading experts and media commentators in the health & fitness industry. Sam is the founder and personal trainer of 28, Australia’s #1 home fitness and nutrition program, and he's also the proud owner of Australia’s largest personal training studio, The Woodshed, based in Brighton, Melbourne.