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Fresh & Light Antipasto Tuna Salad

Dairy Farmers of Canada
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1/2 cup (125 mL) plain yogurt
1/3 cup (80 mL) light mayonnaise
1/4 cup (60 mL) chopped fresh basil or 2 tsp (10 mL) dried basil
1/4 tsp (1 mL) pepper
1/2 English cucumber, sliced thick
2 cups (500 mL) grape tomatoes or cherry tomatoes, halved
1 yellow bell pepper, chopped
1 1/2 cups (375 mL) cubed Canadian Mozzarella cheese, (about 6 oz/175 g)
12 oz (340 g) chunk tuna, (2 cans) drained
Salad greens or whole grain toast, (or a combination)

Yields: 4 to 6 servings

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  • Course Hors D'oeuvres & Appetizers
  • Prep. Time 10 - 15 mins
  • Yields 4 to 6 servings

With plenty of texture, satisfying cheese and tuna mixed with vegetables and a creamy, yet light dressing, this salad makes a nice change from traditional dinner fare. Serve on a bed of greens or on toasted whole grain bread for an open-faced sandwich.

  • Course Hors D'oeuvres & Appetizers
  • Prep. Time 10 - 15 mins
  • Yields 4 to 6 servings

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Ingredients

1/2 cup (125 mL) plain yogurt
1/3 cup (80 mL) light mayonnaise
1/4 cup (60 mL) chopped fresh basil or 
2 tsp (10 mL) dried basil
1/4 tsp (1 mL) pepper
1/2 English cucumber, sliced thick
2 cups (500 mL) grape tomatoes or 
cherry tomatoes, halved
1 yellow bell pepper, chopped
1 1/2 cups (375 mL) cubed Canadian Mozzarella cheese, (about 6 oz/175 g)
12 oz (340 g) chunk tuna, (2 cans) drained
Salad greens or 
whole grain toast, (or a combination)

Preparation

In a large bowl, combine, yogurt, mayonnaise, basil and pepper. Add cucumber, tomatoes, yellow bell pepper and Mozzarella and toss to coat.

Using a fork, gently stir in tuna, breaking chunks slightly but leaving tuna in bite-size pieces. Serve on greens or place greens on toast and spoon salad on top.

Tips

Double the recipe to make extra for a packed lunch, just leave the tomatoes out, cover and refrigerate the salad for up to 1 day. Add the tomatoes just before serving.

For the Adventurous: Use Canadian mini or pearl Bocconcini; add 1/2 cup (125 mL) drained marinated olives and 2 tbsp (30 mL) drained pickled hot peppers.

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Nutritional Info

Per serving
Energy: 225 Calories
Protein: 23 g
Carbohydrate: 8 g
Fat: 11 g
Fibre: 1.4 g
Sodium: 474 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

Nutrient % DV*
Calcium: 19 % / 206 mg
Vitamin B12: 122 %
Vitamin C: 60 %
Niacin: 36 %
Phosphorus: 23 %

*percentage of daily value

*Note: The daily value (DV) is established by Health Canada and corresponds to the daily quantity recommended for each nutrient. The percentage of the daily value (% DV) indicates the proportion of the nutrient provided by a serving of the recipe, in comparison with the quantity recommended.

This recipe contains 2/3 milk product serving(s) per person.

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