Italian Tuna Salad

Power salads, also known as healthy protein salads, are creating buzz on menus everywhere. This Mediterranean-style recipe delivers on that power salad experience with healthy white albacore tuna, olive oil-marinated artichoke hearts, Kalamata olives and rustic diced Grande Provolone Cheese over a house salad.

INGREDIENTS

DIRECTIONS

INGREDIENTS

Italian Tuna Salad Yield: One salad
  • 3 oz. (6 cups) Romaine lettuce blend, chopped
  • 3 oz. (1/2 cup) Grape tomatoes
  • 2 oz. (1/2 cup) Grande Deli-Style or Provo-Nello® Provolone Stick, 1/2-inch diced
  • 1 1/2 oz. (1/4 cup) Marinated artichoke heart quarters
  • 1 1/2 oz. (1/4 cup) Kalamata olives, pitted and drained
  • 1/2 oz. (2 tbsp.) Red onion, thin sliced
  • 1/2 oz. (1 tbsp.) Grande Parmesan Cheese, grated
  • 2 oz. (1/4 cup) Creamy Italian vinaigrette, prepared
  • 3 oz. (1/2 cup) White albacore tuna, canned, drained and chilled
  • 2 each Italian peppers, small, drained

DIRECTIONS

Italian Tuna Salad
  1. Combine 3 oz. Romaine lettuce, 3 oz. grape tomatoes, 2 oz. diced Grande Provolone Stick, 11/2 oz. each of artichoke hearts and Kalamata olives, 1/2 oz. red onions and 1/2 oz. grated Grande Parmesan Cheese in bowl.
  2. Add 2 oz. Italian vinaigrette and toss to blend; add tuna and gently toss to blend. Portion on plate; garnish salad with 2 Italian peppers.