Super Easy Tuna Salad

Here you have an easy and quick meal for Lent Season or just for those hot summer days that are almost here.

This is a beautiful, colorful and delicious Tuna Salad full of different textures and flavors that complement each other so well. I hope you like it as much as we did.

Ingredients for the Salad:
  • 3 cups Spring Mix Salad
  • 3 Cans of Tuna in Water
  • 1 cup  Cooked Garbanzo Beans
  • ¼ cup Chopped Red Onion
  • ½ cup Cherry Tomatoes cut in half.
  • 1 Chopped Cucumber
  • 1 cup Corn Kernels 
  • 1 Chopped Avocado
  • Baked Tortilla strips  To Serve (optional)

Ingredients For the dressing:
  • ¼ cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 2 tbsp Minced Parsley
  • 2-3 Minced Garlic Cloves
  • Juice of one lime 
  • Sal (to taste)
  • Black Pepper (to taste)

Wash all the ingredients and Drain the Tuna. Set aside until ready to use.

To make the Dressing:  combine olive oil with minced garlic and minced parsley, season with the juice of one lime, salt and pepper and if you want to add a kick, feel free to add some crushed red pepper to taste, mix well, until combined. Taste the flavor add more salt, pepper or lime juice if necessary.

To make the Salad: In a large bowl combine all the ingredients: Spring Mix, Corn Kernels, Cherry tomatoes cut in half, onion cut in small chunks, also the cucumber cut in chunks about the same size as the tomatoes, also add in the avocado cut in chunks, the garbanzo beans and the tuna, toss all the ingredients together, season with a pinch of salt and pepper.   Pour some of the dressing over the salad, mix well so all the ingredients will be well seasoned with the dressing. Top with Baked tortilla strips, and serve.

Garnish with more fresh Parsley and more dressing.