Quick tuna salad

quick tuna salad

Quick tuna salad

Another one to file under “midweek, can’t really be all that bothered, want something tasty, nourishing, and ready 15 minutes ago…”


 

Ingredients

  • 185g tuna chunks in brine, drained
  • ½ a red onion, finely chopped
  • 1 green chilli pepper, the hotter the better, very finely chopped
  • ⅓ of a cucumber, quartered lengthways and then thinly sliced
  • a good handful of cherry tomatoes, halved
  • a couple of tablespoons worth of capers
  • 15 or so pitted black olives, chopped
  • lemon juice
  • olive oil
  • salt and black pepper
  • salad leaves, to serve

Method

  • Throw the red onion, chilli, tomatoes, olives, capers, and cucumber into a mixing bowl.
  • Flake the tuna into the bowl. Mix everything well. 
  • dress with olive oil and lemon juice. Season with a twist of salt and a lot of black pepper. Mix well.
  • Serve on a bed of salad leaves.
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