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Mediterranean Inspired 3 Grain Tuna Salad

tuna salad with cherry tomatoes, french beans, capers and red onions

What do you need

  • [   ] 225g good quality canned tuna in oil
  • [   ] 150g 3 grain mix
  • [   ] 300g cherry tomatoes - halved
  • [   ] 150g French beans
  • [   ] 30g small capers - drained and rinsed
  • [   ] 1 red onion thinly sliced
  • [   ] 1 lemon cut into 4 wedges
  • [   ] 1 tsp French or English mustard
  • [   ] 2 tb balsamic vinegar
  • [   ] 6tb olive oil

Proposed by: Paul Gayler


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How to prepare:

Cook the 3 grain mix in boiling water following the cooking instructions on the packet. Drain in a colander and allow to cool.
Cook the French beans in boiling water for 3 – 4 minutes, then refresh in cold water and drain well.
For the dressing, whisk the mustard, balsamic vinegar and oil together in a bowl, and season to taste.
Drain the tuna from the tin adding the oil from it to the balsamic dressing, then flake the tuna into large pieces.
In a bowl place the cooked grains, tuna, tomatoes, French beans, capers and red onion.
Pour over the prepared dressing and toss gently together, season to taste.
Transfer to a serving bowl, and garnish with the lemon wedges if using.

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