Mediterranean Tuna Salad


An excellent source of high quality protein.
  • 4 (6-ounce) cans albacore or chunk light tuna (in water), drained well
  • 6 ounces chopped artichoke hearts, drained
  • 1/2 cup chopped red bell or piquillo peppers
  • 3/4 cup sliced Kalamata olives
  • 1/2 small red onion, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup chopped flat-leaf parsley
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil or 2-3 tablespoons dried
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon fresh or dried oregano
  • 1/2 cup low-fat mayonnaise
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste


  • Put all ingredients into a large bowl and gently fold together until well combined. Serve on sliced whole grain bread as a sandwich or spoon over a green salad.

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