This Mediterranean tuna grain salad is a quick, easy, and healthy lunch option to take to work. Filled with lots of veggies, this salad will keep 2-3 days in the fridge.
Boil, steam or microwave broccoli. Refresh in a bowl of iced water. Drain well. Place into a large bowl.
Cook rice according to directions on the packet.
Flake the tuna into pieces, add to the broccoli along with cooked rice, chickpeas, capsicum, tomatoes, rocket & spinach mix, capers and almonds. Squeeze over one lemon half, season. Toss gently to combine. Divide between plates or bowls. Serve with remaining lemon.
TIP: The salad will keep 2-3 days in the fridge. Combine all the ingredients except the lemon and nuts and store in an airtight container. Store nuts separately. Dress salad with lemon and nuts just before serving.
Nutrition facts per serve
Makes 2 serves
Note: If food units vary from the book, be guided by the following food units.
|Meat & Protein||1|
|Bread & Cereals||2|
|Healthy Fats & Oils||1|
|Total fat||10.2 g|
|- Saturated fat||1.7 g|
|Total carbohydrates||58.4 g|
|- Total sugars||7.3 g|