Spicy Tuna Salad

Spicy Tuna Salad


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About this recipe: This is a Mexican-inspired salad, which is packed full of protein. It's easy to make and everyone will love it. Tuna is mixed with red onion, peppers, black beans, chillies, mayonnaise, cumin, coriander and salsa verde. It's the perfect sandwich filler.


Serves: 8 

  • 4 (160g) tins tuna, packed in olive oil
  • 1 red onion, diced
  • 1 orange pepper, diced
  • 1 red pepper, diced
  • 1 (400g) tin black beans, drained
  • 110g tinned green chillies, chopped
  • 4 tablespoons mayonnaise (optional)
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 4 tablespoons chopped fresh coriander (optional)
  • 1 tablespoon spicy salsa verde to taste (optional)

Prep:25min  ›  Ready in:25min 

  1. In a mixing bowl, combine tuna, red onion, orange pepper, red pepper, black beans, chillies; mix in mayonnaise if desired. Season with cumin and salt and pepper; mix in coriander and salsa verde if desired.


Tinned green chillies and spicy salsa verde can be purchased in Mexican speciality shops or online.

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