Borlotti Bean and Tuna Salad
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Borlotti Bean and Tuna Salad

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Serves 4

This recipe is packed full of protein! It's ideal for gym-goers or pefect for a quick, easy, and tasty lunch.

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  • 1 x 300g can green beans, drained
  • 1 x 420 g can borlotti beans, drained
  • 1 x 200g can tuna in olive oil, drained
  • 60 g (2 oz) pine nuts toasted
  • 1 tablespoons (15 ml) fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1 packet (100 g) of ready-washed watercress
  • Dressing:
  • 2 tablespoons (30 ml) extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon (15 ml) balsamic vinegar
  • 1 small garlic clove, crushed
  • ½ teaspoon (2.5 ml) Dijon mustard


    1. • Place the green beans, borlotti beans and tuna in a large salad bowl. Combine, roughly breaking up the tuna into large flakes. Stir in the pine nuts and parsley.
    2. • Place the dressing ingredients in a bottle or screw-topped glass jar and shake until combined. Add half of the dressing to the bean mixture and mix until well combined.
    3. • Place the watercress in a bowl and toss with the remaining dressing. Spoon the bean salad over the watercress.

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