Italian White Beans With Tuna

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 0 mins

Similar but different to other tuna bean recipes, this uses a lot of canned/dried ingredients to make it quick & easy. Serve with sliced tomatoes and hard-boiled eggs. Another from 365 Easy Italian Recipes.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Drain beans and rinse well.
  2. In a large bowl, combine garlic, thyme, vinegar, olive oil, salt and pepper. Beat with fork.
  3. Add beans and red onion to bowl , toss to coat.
  4. Break tuna up into medium-size chunks and toss lightly with beans.
  5. Serve at room temperature - can be stored in fridge for up to a day.
  6. NOTE : depending on how much there is, you may want to use the oil from the canned tuna in the recipe.
Most Helpful

5 5

I REALLY liked this! This is a good substitute for pasta tuna salad and the beans provide more nutrients than pasta. I served it over fresh spinach. This would be good in the summer with cantalope. Yum!

4 5

This was very nice, fresh & summery. I made a 1/2 recipe, using most of a 6 oz can of tuna. I did use the oil from the tuna, because I discovered I was out of olive oil. I also used dried thyme and quite a bit less salt. Thanks for this quick & easy recipe NOOBchef!