Tuna and Potato Salad with Lemon-Caper Dressing

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Who says potato salad needs to be heavy? Here, we've tossed mini potatoes with tuna, crispy Little Gem lettuce and a citrusy dressing for a light yet satisfying meal. Good-quality oil-packed tuna has more moisture and flavour than water-packed, but either will work.

  • Portion size 4 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: August 2015

Ingredients

Lemon-Caper Dressing:
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 4 teaspoons chopped drained capers
  • 1 tablespoon grainy mustard
  • 2 teaspoons liquid honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon each salt and pepper
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
Salad:
  • 690 g mini red-skinned potatoes
  • 8 cups sliced or torn Little Gem or romaine lettuce
  • 150 g oil-packed solid light albacore tuna drained and broken in chunks
  • 1 cup shredded radicchio
  • 2 shallots thinly sliced

Method

Lemon-Caper Dressing: In small bowl, whisk together lemon juice, capers, mustard, honey, salt and pepper. Slowly whisk in oil. Set aside.

Salad: In large saucepan of boiling salted water, cook potatoes until fork-tender, about 10 minutes. Drain and let cool for 10 minutes. Cut in half.

In large bowl, gently toss together potatoes, lettuce, tuna, radicchio, shallots and dressing.

Nutritional facts per serving: about

  • Fibre 6 g
  • Sodium 991 mg
  • Sugars 7 g
  • Protein 12 g
  • Calories 379.0
  • Total fat 21 g
  • Potassium 1157 mg
  • Cholesterol 7 mg
  • Saturated fat 3 g
  • Total carbohydrate 39 g

%RDI

  • Iron 21.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 78.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 6.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 85.0
  • Vitamin C 90.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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