Composed Tuna Salad

An arrangement of green beans, radishes, egg quarters, and olives surrounds tuna and greens in this colorful salad recipe. Your family will think it's just too pretty to eat.

Composed Tuna Salad
Servings: 4 Prep 15 mins


  • 2 tablespoons sherry wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon spicy brown mustard
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 large head Boston lettuce, leaves separated, rinsed and dried
  • 2 6 ounce cans high-quality tuna packed in oil, drained (such as Progresso)
  • 1/2 pound steamed green beans
  • 1 bunch radishes, trimmed and washed
  • 4 hard-cooked eggs, peeled and quartered
  • 1/3 cup pitted kalamata olives

Make It

1. In a small bowl, whisk together vinegar, mustard, salt and pepper. Slowly drizzle in olive oil, whisking continuously, until mixture is evenly blended. Set aside.

2. Arrange lettuce over the bottom of a large serving platter. Break up tuna and place in the middle of lettuce. Arrange green beans, radishes, egg quarters and olives around tuna in a decorative fashion.

3. To serve, drizzle half of the dressing over the components of the salad. Serve remaining dressing on the side.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 4; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 423, Fat, total (g): 29, chol. (mg): 227, sat. fat (g): 5, carb. (g): 9, fiber (g): 3, pro. (g): 33, sodium (mg): 683, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.