Saturday, May 31, 2008

Tuscan Bean & Tuna Salad

Tuscan Bean and Tuna Salad
serves 4

1 small onion, finely chopped
2 x 400g/14oz cans butter beans, drained
2 tomatoes, cut into wedges
175g/6oz canned tuna in oil, drained
2 tablespoons chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley

For the dressing
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
2 teaspoons clear honey
1 garlic clove, crushed

• Put the onion and butter beans in a bowl, and mix well. Add the tomatoes. Flake the tuna with a fork, and add it to the mixture together with the parsley.
• To make the dressing, mix together the oil, lemon juice, honey and garlic in a screwtop glass jar. Seal the jar tightly, and shake until the dressing thickens.
• Pour the dressing over the salad. Toss the ingredients together, and serve straight away.

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