Kidspot Kitchen

Kidspot Kitchen

Tuna and cannellini bean salad recipe

This tuna and cannellini bean salad is a perfect pantry meal. Mix it all together for a flavoursome lunch. Find more on Kidspot, New Zealand's recipe finder.



  • 1 tin (400g) cannellini beans, drained
  • 1 tin (425g) tuna in olive oil (do not drain)
  • 1 red onion, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 2 sticks celery, thinly sliced diagonally
  • 2 Lebanese cucumber, deseeded and sliced
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp oregano, chopped or 1 tbsp dried oregano
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed


In a large bowl, place all of the ingredients and toss gently to combine.


  • This is one of my favourite salads and it's perfect for those weeks where you need to grab something from the pantry.
  • I like to let this sit for an hour so all of the flavours amalgamate.
  • This recipe was created by Jennifer Cheung for Kidspot, New Zealand's best recipe finder.

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