This protein-packed spinach salad is ready in 15 minutes

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Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
total:
15 mins
Servings:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a medium saucepan, combine beans, 2 tablespoons oil, and garlic; season with salt and pepper. Cook over medium-high, stirring, until beans are warm, about 4 minutes; remove pan from heat. In a large bowl, combine spinach, 1 tablespoon oil, and 1 teaspoon vinegar; season with salt and pepper and toss to coat. Divide spinach among four plates. Transfer beans to bowl and stir in 1 tablespoon vinegar, tuna, olives, onion, and parsley. Season with salt and pepper. Top spinach with bean and tuna mixture and serve with bread.

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Cook's Notes

For an appetizer, try serving the bean and tuna mixture on garlic-rubbed toasts.

Reviews (2)

29 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 4
  • 4 star values: 14
  • 3 star values: 10
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: 4 stars
05/19/2014
I was surprised at how tasty this was. Really easy to make with inexpensive ingredients I always have on hand. I used a jar of pimento-stuffed olives since it was what I had in the pantry. I used a spring mix that included baby spinach. I also tossed in a little bit of fresh grated Parmesan cheese. Took the recommendation and spread a little bit of the tuna and bean mixture on toasted bread and it was delicious.
Rating: Unrated
09/13/2011
This is a great mid-week standby dinner as it's super quick. The tuna mixture stores well in the fridge and it's easy to pack up some leftovers on fresh spinach in a container for work the next day.