Tuna and Bean Salad

Tuna and Bean Salad 150 Author: Canadian Living Credits: Tuna and Bean Salad 150

It can get boring sending a sandwich every day for lunch so turn to hearty salads, such as this one, for a change. Send along a whole wheat pita pocket and a spoon so your child can scoop this tasty salad into the pita.

  • Portion size 4 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: November 2004


  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 can red kidney bean drained and rinsed
  • 1 can tuna drained and broken into large chunks
  • 1/2 sweet red pepper diced
  • 2/3 cups diced cucumbers
  • 2/3 cups thawed corn
  • 3 tablespoons minced fresh mint


In bowl, whisk together lemon juice, vegetable oil, sesame oil, garlic, cumin, salt and pepper. Toss with kidney beans, tuna, red pepper, cucumber, corn and mint.

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Tuna and Bean Salad