Mediterranean Chicken and White Bean Salad

Mediterranean Chicken and White Bean Salad
Makes: 4 Servings
Prep time: 20 minutes

This refreshing salad starts with cooked chicken, white beans, cucumber, and onion with a splash of fresh lemon juice, oil and seasonings for a delicious combination. Try it with tuna and chopped tomatoes for variety.


1 cup skinless cooked chicken (diced into 1/2 inch pieces)
1 can 15.5 ounce low-sodium white beans (drained and rinsed with cold water)
1 cucumber (peeled and diced into 1/2 inch pieces)
1/4 red or white onion (peeled and chopped into 1/2 inch pieces)
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1/4 cup lemon juice
1 tablespoon dried basil or parsley leaves
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper


1.     Put everything in the bowl and gently toss.

2.     Serve right away, or cover and refrigerate up to 2 days. 



· 2 (5-ounce) cans of tuna in water can be used instead of chicken.

· Great Northern, chickpeas, cannellini, or navy beans can be used.

· Add ½ cup chopped fresh tomatoes.

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