A new take on low calorie tuna salad recipes, this Tuscan Tuna Salad has some wonderful new flavors, and no mayo. It gives a lot of bang for it’s buck with each 1 cup serving coming in at just 5 Points.

Serve it over a bed of fresh greens, or in a low calorie whole wheat pita for a delicious and healthy lunch recipe that tastes incredibly light and fresh. It also works great served on whole wheat crackers an appetizer.

Make it in advance and store in the refrigerator for up to two days – it’s great to have on hand for a quick and easy meal when you don’t feel like cooking on a hot summer day.


Tuscan Tuna Salad Recipe

Try out a new take on a traditional tuna salad recipe that will have you forgetting you are counting Points! This delicious Tuscan Tuna Salad makes the perfect quick and healthy lunch idea for any hot summer day. With just 5 Points per each 1 cup serving, this dish will leave you feeling satisfied while still staying within your daily Points range.


  • 2 6-oz cans chunk light tuna in water, drained
  • 1 15-oz can small white beans, such as Cannellini or great northern, drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes, quartered
  • 1/2 cup red onion, chopped
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/4 cup chopped Italian parsley
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper


  1. Combine all ingredients medium bowl. Stir gently.
  2. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

Preparation time: 10 minute(s)

Cooking time: 0 minute(s)

Diet type: Vegetarian

Diet tags: Low calorie, Reduced fat, Reduced carbohydrate, High protein

Number of servings (yield): 4

Culinary tradition: USA (Traditional)

Entire recipe makes 4 servings
Serving size is 1 cup each
Each serving = 5 Points

PER SERVING: 203 calories; 4 g fat; 17 g carbohydrates; 30 g protein; 6 g fiber

1 Comment

  1. I want to try this recipe! It sounds delicious. I’m not sure if I have the white beans in my pantry. I know I have black beans…….may use those with a Mexican twist!