Tuna Nicoise

This elevated version of a tuna salad contains refreshing citrus and fresh herbs. 

4 (6-ounce) cans tuna, drained well

4 canned whole artichokes, drained and roughly chopped

1/4 cup red bell pepper, diced

1/4 cup pitted kalamata or black olives, roughly chopped

2 tablespoons red onion, diced

1/2 cup mayonnaise

2 tablespoons olive oil

2 tablespoons lemon juice

2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley

2 tablespoons minced fresh basil

1 teaspoon minced garlic

Salt and pepper to taste

  1. In a mixing bowl, whisk together mayonnaise, olive oil, lemon juice, parsley, basil, and garlic.
  2. Add the drained tuna and chopped artichokes, red bell pepper, kalamata or black olives, and red onion.
  3. Mix everything together with clean hands or a spoon until well blended.
  4. Add salt and pepper to taste.


Shared with permission from welcometothetable.coop.


Yield: 4 servings