|Tuna and White Bean Salad|
Tuna and White Bean Salad
2 6 ounce cans of albacore tuna. One in water, one in olive oil
1 15 ounce can of cannelli beans, drained and rinsed
1 cup grape tomatos, halved
3 tablespoons fresh basil
2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
3 tablespoons olive oil
1 garlic clove, minced
salt and pepper to taste
Drain tuna. In a large bowl, add tuna, rinsed white beans and grape tomatoes. Cut lemons in half and squeeze lemon juice over tuna, white beans and tomatoes. Stir. Add basil, garlic, red wine vinegar and olive oil. Stir again. Salt and pepper to taste. Chill for at least an hour but preferably over night for the best flavors. Enjoy on a bed of arugla or in a sandwich.
*recipe adapted from epicurious.com.