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Mediterranean Tuna Salad
June 16, 2011, 5:10 pm
Filed under: Health, main course, side dish, weeknight

Adapted from Food Network! This is so good.

Ingredients
2 teaspoons dijon mustard
Grated zest and juice of 1 lemon
1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for brushing
1/4 cup chopped fresh dill
Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper
1 12-ounce can solid white tuna in water, drained and flaked
1 14-ounce can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
1 Kirby cucumber, seeded and chopped
1 bunch scallions, sliced
1 pint cherry or grape tomatoes, halved
spring greens

Directions
Make the dressing: Whisk the mustard, lemon zest and lemon juice in a small bowl. Slowly whisk in the olive oil until well blended. Whisk in the dill, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and pepper to taste.

Toss the tuna, chickpeas, cucumber, scallions and tomatoes with 1/4 cup of the dressing in a medium bowl.
Toss the spring greens with the remaining dressing and divide among bowls. Top with the tuna salad.

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