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Leek, White Bean & Tuna Spring Salad

A refreshing yet satisfying salad to welcome in Spring. Adapted from The Silver Spoon for Children cookbook
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Appetiser
Servings: 1 -2
Author: Andrea Howe


  • 1 small head of baby lettuce like bib or green leaf shredded
  • 1 small leek thinly sliced white part only
  • 1 can of tuna packed in water drained and broken in chunks
  • 1 Roma tomato de-seeded and thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup cannelini beans or great northern beans
  • 1/4 cup pine nuts
  • 1/4 cup kalamata olives
  • 1 large garlic clove
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • juice of 1/2-1 lemon to taste
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Rub garlic all along sides and bottom of salad bowl.
  • Pour olive oil and pine nuts in bottom of salad bowl and toss to combine
  • Place all other ingredients in the salad bowl, and squeeze lemon juice on top, and toss to combine.
  • Sprinkle with salt and pepper, to taste. Serve immediately.