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Tuna & mixed beans salad

Similar to a tuna Nicoise, this salad has the addition of canned mixed beans for extra fibre! Try making this salad using Terra Madre's premium products!


  • 100g/3½oz green beans, halved
  • 2 free-range eggs
  • 400g tin mixed beans in water, drained and rinsed
  • 100g/3½oz cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 4 spring onions, thinly sliced
  • 160g tinned tuna steak in olive oil, drained

    For the dressing


1. Cook the green beans in a pan of boiling water for 4 minutes.
2. Plunge them into a bowl of very cold water.
3. Cook the eggs in a pan of boiling water for 8 minutes.
4. Drain in a sieve under cold running water until cold. Peel and cut the eggs into quarters.

For the dressing, whisk the oil, vinegar and mustard in a large bowl until thick. Season with black pepper. Add the green beans, mixed beans, cherry tomatoes and spring onions to the dressing and mix. Flake the tuna on top and add the hard-boiled eggs. Season with black pepper.

Recipe source: BBC FOOD


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