Arugula Tuna Beet Salad Recipe
Arugula Tuna Beet Salad Recipe – a simple combination of flavors and textures come together in this nutritious and delicious salad. Packed with arugula, carrots, beets and tuna. Perfect for a quick lunch of light dinner.
Salad is my “go to” lunch meal when I need something quick and filling and I’m short on time.
But is has been a while since last time I made a green salad with canned white albacore tuna. I usually use this fish for a creamy tuna salad with mayo (Greek yogurt), celery and grapes. The truth is that I prefer canned tuna is a green salad. The combination of fresh veggies and tuna is always a winner.
In this salad I used beets (a great source of Vitamin C and fiber), shredded carrots (rich in Beta Carotene), arugula (antioxidants and vitamins) and the most important ingredient, that makes the salad unique – Wild Selections® Solid White Albacore Tuna in Olive Oil.
The result was so delicious! I had this salad three days in a row, this is how much I loved it. This tuna tastes so good!
The crisp and peppery arugula goes very well with the fish.
I also used fresh grated carrot for extra sweetness and grated beets (earthy flavor).
I made a light dressing with olive oil, leomon juice, vinegar, salt, pepper and some honey.
Such a simple salad with lots of great flavors and beautiful colors. It comes together in under 10 minutes. Save time making your meals and enjoy the day. I even used store bought pre-cooked beets to save time. And of course canned tuna, which is very convenient.
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Looking for a way to incorporate Wild Selections® tuna into your meals? Try this Arugula Tuna Beet Salad Recipe.
ARUGULA TUNA BEET SALAD
FOR THE SALAD:
- 4 cups arugula
- 1 large carrot — , grated (1/2 cup)
- 2 small beets — , grated (3/4 cup)
- 1 can — (5 oz) Wild Selections® Solid White Albacore Tuna in Olive Oil
FOR THE DRESSING:
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- 1 tbsp lemon juice
- 2 tsp apple cider vinegar
- 1 /2 tsp Dijon mustard
- 1 tsp honey
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 1/8 tsp black pepper
FOR THE DRESSING:
Place all ingredients in a small jar and close with a lid. Shake well.
FOR THE SALAD:
Divide all ingredients equally between two salad bowls. Pour dressing on top of each salad.
Nutrition InformationCalories: 314, Fat: 28g, Saturated Fat: 3g, Sodium: 387mg, Potassium: 511mg, Carbohydrates: 15g, Fiber: 3g, Sugar: 10g, Protein: 2g, Vitamin A: 6070%, Vitamin C: 14.7%, Calcium: 87%, Iron: 1.5%
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Salads are my go-to lunch, too! I just love the endless combinations and flavor. Love that you packed this one with tuna and beets, Mira! Such a colorful and gorgeous salad. Wishing this was my lunch today!
Oh my gosh what a pretty salad, Mira! I’m in love with all the color and those gorgeous beets! What a great way to use canned tuna!
I agree with you Mira. Fresh veggies goes perfectly with canned tuna. That combo is just amazing. I eat a lot of salads lately, especially with arugula since it’s in season now… This is one salad I must try. It’s perfect for my office lunch. Looks so fresh and delicious.
Made this salad twice already and it is great for lunch!