Tuna with Grape Tomatoes and Greens

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The count down to 2007 has begun! If your looking to start the year off with healthy eating, this Tuna salad from Mealtime.org is for you. Colorful, tasty, and quick-to-make (only 15 minutes prep time) this healthy recipe is a zesty twist that will keep you going ’til the ball drops.  Here’s to a Healthy and Happy New Year!

Makes 4 Servings

1 cup canned asparagus cuts and tips, drained and chilled
1 can (6 ounces) albacore white tuna in water, drained and flaked
1 cup canned chickpeas, drained and rinsed
6 leaves romaine lettuce, washed, dried and shredded
1/2 cucumber, peeled, seeded and diced
12 grape tomatoes, halved
1 tablespoon capers
1 tablespoon chopped cilantro
Juice of 1/2 lemon
1 tablespoon rice vinegar
1 teaspoon soy sauce
1 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
1/4 cup peanut oil

Place the asparagus, tuna, chickpeas, lettuce, cucumber and tomatoes in a salad bowl. Whisk the capers, cilantro, lemon juice, vinegar, soy sauce, hot pepper sauce and peanut oil in a small bowl. Toss with the salad ingredients; serve immediately.

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