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Grilled Bread & Tuna Salad

Other than an everyday light meal, this dish works well into the salad course of a sit down meal for your special guests. Wine paring is a must!

Serves 
Prep time
30 min
Time to Table
30 min

Ingredients

1
small baguette (about 8 oz/250 g)
1/4 cup (50 mL)
olive oil
1/4 cup (50 mL)
lemon juice
2 tbsp (30 mL)
diced shallots
1/4 tsp (1 mL)
minced garlic
1 1/2 lb (750 g)
chopped tomatoes
salt and pepper
1 can (80 g)
Clover Leaf YELLOWFIN Solid Light Tuna in Olive Oil
1/4 cup (50 mL)
chopped basil or parsley

Preparation

  1. Cut bread lengthwise into quarters. Grill/broil to toast both sides. Let cool. Combine next 4 ingredients. Mash tomatoes with back of fork. Season with salt & pepper. Cut bread into cubes and toss with dressing. Add tuna, coarsely flaked.
  2. Let bread sit for 20-30 mins, toss occasionally. Salad is at peak when bread is fairly soft but some edges remain crisp. Add chopped basil or parsley.

Tip:

  • Double or triple the recipe serving size with the Tri-Pack Solid Light Yellowfin Tuna in Olive Oil - Tonno Preferito!

Nutrition

Amount per serving% Daily Value
Calories
350
Fat
14 g
22%
Saturated Fat
2 g
Trans Fat
0 g
Saturated + Trans
10%
Cholesterol
5 mg
Sodium
750 mg
31%
Carbohydrate
41 g
14%
Fibre
2 g
8%
Sugar
8 g
Protein
13 g
Vitamin A
4%
Vitamin C
45%
Calcium
10%
Iron
15%

Claims Per Serving

- Low in Saturated Fat
- Trans Fat Free
- Low in Cholesterol
- Source of Fibre
- Excellent Source of Vitamin C
- Source of Calcium
- Good Source of Iron

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