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Butter Bean, Tuna, and Celery Salad

Let the salad take center stage with this hearty bean and tuna combination
Butter Bean Salad

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Butter Bean Salad

In less than 20 minutes, this beautiful, protein-packed salad will be ready to eat.

This recipe is courtesy of Food and Wine.


  • 2 Tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 Teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 Cup plus 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 Cup chives, finely chopped
  • Salt
  • Black Pepper
  • 10 1/2 Ounces canned tuna, drained
  • 3 celery stalks, thinly sliced
  • 30 Ounces canned butter beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 1/2 Tablespoon drained capers


In a small bowl, whisk the lemon juice with the mustard. When combined, gradually whisk in the olive oil. Stir in the chives, and season with salt and pepper.

In a large bowl, place the drained tuna, the sliced celery, butter beans, and capers. Pour the lemon-mustard vinaigrette over the salad ingredients, and toss to combine.

Season with salt and pepper, and serve.