Rush Hour Recipes: Tuscan Tuna Nicoise

Rush Hour Recipes: Tuscan Tuna Nicoise
This recipe courtesy is courtesy of Valley Natural Foods • Burnsville, Minn.

ImageGrocery List  
Produce:  Red bell pepper, red onion, lemon, fresh parsley, fresh basil, garlic. Optional: potatoes, green beans, tomatoes.
Grocery:  1 can whole artichokes, 4 6-ounce cans yellow fin tuna, pitted Kalamata or black olives, mayonnaise, olive oil.

Ingredients (serves 4-6)
1/2 cup mayonnaise
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons lemon juice
2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
2 tablespoons minced fresh basil
1 teaspoon minced garlic
4 6-ounce cans yellow fin tuna, drained well
4 canned whole artichokes, drained and roughly chopped
1/4 cup red bell pepper, diced
1/4 cup pitted Kalamata or black olives, roughly chopped
2 tablespoons red onion, diced
Salt and pepper to taste

Preparation
1. In a mixing bowl, whisk together mayonnaise, olive oil, lemon
juice, parsley, basil and garlic. 
2. Add the drained tuna and chopped artichokes, red bell pepper,
Kalamata or black olives and red onion.
3. Mix everything together with clean hands or a spoon until well blended. 
4. Add salt and pepper to taste.

Serving suggestion
Serve with roasted potatoes, green beans, olives and tomato wedges.

Nutritional information
Per Serving: 338 calories, 24 g. fat, 40 mg. cholesterol, 3 g. carbohydrate,
1 g. dietary fiber, 30 g. protein, 646 mg. sodium

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The nutritional values and information provided are approximations.