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Spinach salad with tuna & avocado

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Recipe Ingredients

  • 3 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tbsp water
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 ripe avocado, cut in half, pitted, peeled
  • pinch cayenne pepper
  • salt
  • 2 tbsp fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves, finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp fresh chives, snipped
  • 140g baby spinach
  • 2 stalks celery, thinly sliced
  • 1 medium red pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1 can (400g) white kidney (cannellini) beans, rinsed and drained
  • 2 cans tuna (170g each) in brine, drained well

Recipe Directions

  1. In a blender, combine lemon juice, oil, water, mustard, half of avocado, cayenne pepper and ¼ teaspoon salt. Purée until smooth, scraping container occasionally. Stir in parsley and chives.
  2. In a large bowl, toss spinach, celery, pepper, beans and tuna with dressing. Divide among serving plates.
  3. Thinly slice remaining avocado half and arrange on top of salads.

Each Serving About 1 170kJ, 20g protein, 26g carbohydrate, 11g total fat (2g saturated), 10g fibre, 24mg cholesterol.

Each Serving:

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