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Tuna And Black Bean Salad Wraps

A light, refreshing "sandwich" all wrapped up inside a crisp bed of lettuce, this dish is perfect for enjoying on those warm, sunny days. Full of vibrant color and flavor, each bite is packed with heart-healthy canned tuna, fiber-rich canned black beans and tasty veggies that will stimulate your taste buds.

Recipe by Canned Food Alliance
Servings
6
Tags
dinner, dairy free, gluten free, nut free, sugar free, main-dish, mothers' day

Ingredients

  • 1 can (15 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (11 ounces) tuna in olive oil, drained
  • 3/4 cup fresh tomatoes, peeled, seeded and chopped
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped red onion
  • 1 tablespoon minced Serrano peppers
  • 1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 cup chopped parsley
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 6 large butter lettuce leaves

Preparation

  1. In a large bowl, combine beans, tuna, tomatoes, onion, peppers, oil and lime juice.
  2. Toss gently, being careful to keep tuna in bite-size pieces.
  3. Cover and refrigerate at least one hour.
  4. Add parsley and cilantro; season with salt and pepper.
  5. Spoon tuna salad into lettuce leaves.
  6. Fold up leaves and eat taco style.