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Tuna, Chickpea & Broccoli Saladtuna, chickpea and broccoli salad

Ingredients

  • 1 can water-packed light tuna, drained
  • 1/2 can chickpeas (1/3 cup) drained and rinsed
  • 1 stalk celery, cut in small (1/4-inch) dice
  • 1/2 red bell pepper, cut in small (1/4-inch) dice
  • 1 broccoli crown, steamed for 4 to 5 minutes and broken into florets
Dressing
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 tablespoon vinegar (red wine, sherry or white wine)
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup plain low-fat Greek yogurt

Preparation:

  • Step 1: In a medium bowl, mix together the tuna, chickpeas, celery, and bell pepper. Keep the broccoli separate.
  • Step 2: In a small bowl or measuring cup, mix together the lemon juice, vinegar, salt, and Dijon mustard. Whisk in the olive oil and yogurt, and toss with the tuna and chickpea mixture. Refrigerate in a bowl or in containers until ready to take to work or eat. Add the broccoli just before serving.

Suggestions: Garnish with parsley and chives

Makes 2 servings at 210 calories, 20 g protein, 21 g carbs, 2.5 g fat. Total Time: 10 minutes Servings: 2