Greek Salad with Tuna and Beans

Greek Salad with Beans and Tuna is an easy recipe! Marinate beans and tuna in the dressing for 15 minutes. Pour on healthy, delicious, every-bite-has-flavor ingredients. 

  • Author: Judy Barbe
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: Serves 4
  • Category: Salad
  • Method: no cook
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean


  • 2 cans tuna, drained
  • 1 can garbanzo beans, drained
  • 20 Kalamata olives, drained, pitted, halved
  • 1/2 lemon, zested and juiced
  • 3 tablespoons fresh mint, coarsely chopped
  • 3 tablespoons fresh oregano, coarsely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon capers, drained
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • salt and pepper
  • 2 cups sliced cucumber, quartered
  • 20 cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 3 tablespoons red onion, sliced
  • 1/2 cup feta cheese, crumbled
  • 2 heads Romaine or 3 cups other salad greens


  1. Combine beans, olives, lemon zest, mint, oregano, olive oil, capers, cumin and salt and pepper in a medium-sized bowl. Stir to combine. Gently mix in tuna. Refrigerate 15 minutes or overnight to allow flavors to develop.
  2. Lay greens on plate. Top with cucumber, tomato, onion and feta, Spoon tuna bean mixture over greens.


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