Oftentimes, what is quick and easy is fast food, but it doesn’t have to be. Whether you’re in a time crunch or under the weather, simple healthy recipes like this Tuna, Egg & Black Eyed Pea Salad really come in handy.
With only a few pantry staples like canned tuna and canned black eyed peas plus some fresh items, you can get this high-protein and low-carb salad ready in under 10 minutes.
Tuna, Egg & Black Eyed Pea Salad Recipe
Prep Time: 10 min | Cook Time: 0 min | Serves: 2
+ 1/4 cup olive oil
+ 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar
+ 1 tsp Dijon mustard
+ 1 garlic clove, minced
+ sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
+ 1 can tuna, drained and flaked
+ 1/2 cup canned black eyed peas, cooked (learn here how to soak and cook beans and legumes)
+ 2 eggs, boiled
+ 8-10 cherry tomatoes, quartered
+ 1/2 red onion, thinly sliced
+ 2 cups assorted salad greens, rinsed and dried
+ 1/4 cup fresh parsley, finely chopped
+ lemon wedges, to serve
To make the vinaigrette: Whisk apple cider vinegar, mustard, and garlic clove in a small bowl and then slowly whisk in olive oil. Season with salt and pepper and set aside.
Drain tuna and beans. Slice boiled eggs and arrange all the salad ingredients on a serving plater. Drizzle vinaigrette on top and serve. Enjoy!
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