Tuna, Pepper and Butterbean Salad Recipe

Ready in just 15 minutes, this delicious Italian-style salad is perfect for a simple yet hearty lunch. Tuna and butter beans is a classic combination which tastes even better when paired with a sharp and zesty mustard dressing. Top with a boiled egg and enjoy with a sprinkle of basil leaves.

Serves 2 - 15 mins to prepare - 359 calories / serving

160g tin tuna, drained
400g butter beans in water, drained
½ small red onion, thinly sliced
1 red pepper, diced
½ lemon, juiced
1 garlic clove, crushed
1 tsp Dijon mustard
12 basil leaves, roughly torn
2 eggs, hard-boiled, shells peeled and chopped in half

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Tip the tuna into a bowl with the butter beans, onion and pepper and gently mix together. Set aside.

In a small bowl, whisk together the oil, lemon juice, garlic and mustard. Season and drizzle over the tuna salad. Add the basil leaves.

Divide the salad between 2 plastic containers and top each with a halved egg. Chill until ready to eat.

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