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Tuscan Tuna, White Bean & Avocado Salad

Tuscan Tuna

Nothing says, “Spring has arrived” like a fresh and nutritious salad.

Ingredients:
1 – can (12 oz) solid white albacore tuna in water, drained
½ cup diced red onion
1 tbsp chopped fresh basil leaves
1 tbsp chopped fresh chives
1 tbsp Best Choice® extra virgin olive oil
1 tbsp Best Choice® lemon juice
1 tbsp Best Choice® red wine vinegar
½ tsp kosher salt
½ tsp Best Choice® ground black pepper
1 cup rinsed and drained Best Choice® white kidney (cannellini) beans
½ cup diced tomato
4 cups spring mix salad greens
1 – medium avocados
1 – thinly sliced French baguette, brushed with oil and toasted (optional)

 

Directions:

In medium bowl, flake tuna with fork. Stir in onion, basil, chives, oil, lemon juice, vinegar, salt and pepper. Fold in beans and tomato. Divide greens over 4 individual plates. Cut avocados in half; remove pits and remove avocado flesh from skin using a large spoon. Place 1 avocado half over greens. Spoon tuna mixture into avocado halves on each plate and serve with baguette toasts, if desired.


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