Tuna with Grape Tomatoes and Greens


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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