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Italian tuna and tomato salad

An easy Italian “fast food” for when Italians have no time to cook this Tuna and Tomato Salad is perfect for the Summer. Ready in no time, it is healthy and tasty.

Perfect for a work from home lunch or a dinner for when you are strapped for time this tuna salad tasty secret is in the seasoning.

What you need for this Italian Tuna and Tomato Salad

  • Salad or ripe tomatoes ( both are fine)
  • Tuna tin
  • Shallots
  • A handful of rocket leaves ( optional)
  • Extra-virgin olive oil

The benefits of this Summer Tuna and Tomato Salad

  • Very quick to make and requires minimal preparation
  • With a small slice of bread it is a full meal
  • Rich in various vitamins, minerals and electrolytes.
  • Budget-friendly

How to make this Summer Tuna and Tomato Salad

Italian Tuna and Tomato Salad

A simple but great salad for the Summer, perefct for a WFH healthy lunch or light dinner.
5 from 4 votes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Course Main Course, Salad, Starter
Cuisine Healthy, Italian


  • 1 Tomato Big
  • 1/2 Shallot
  • 1 tin Tuna
  • a handful Rocket Leaves
  • a sprinkle Extra-Virgin Olive Oil
  • a pinch dash of oregano
  • a dash Balsamic
  • Sea salt to taste


  • Cut the tomatoes, finely slice the shallots, an roughly cut the arugula leaves with your hand.
  • Place on a serving dish, add the drained tuna, and season with a sprinkle of olive oil and dash of balsamic, a generous pinch of oregano and a some sea salt.
  • Toss, and serve with wholemeal pita or a slice of sourdough.
Keyword Italian salad, Tomatoes, Tuna and Tomato Salad, Tuna salad

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  1. 5 stars
    Tuna and tomato are such a great combination and your recipe looks delicious! Perfect for this summer too, thanks for sharing!

  2. 5 stars
    Your dishes are always so simple and easy, yet nutritious. This tuna salad is no different. I have all the ingredients at home; I will be making it. Thanks for sharing.

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