About this Recipe
Get ready to elevate your work-lunch (or stay-at-home-lunch) with this simple Tuna Niçoise like salad. With a whopping 23.3 grams of protein per container, you’re one step closer to meeting your daily protein goals.
Of course, you can add more complex carbs if you still have room. Like boiled baby potatoes for example. Either way, this quick meal prep won’t disappoint. Let’s show you how to make this (and yes, it’s as simple as it sounds!).
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Nutritional facts per serving:
23.3 g protein
3.5 g fat
8.9 g carbs
3.8 g fiber
- 6 oz (180 g) canned tuna, in brine
- 4 oz (120 g) green beans, steamed
- 1.75 oz (50 g) lettuce
- 4 grape tomatoes, halves
- 6 black olives
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 2 tbsp low-fat Greek yogurt
- 1 tsp dijon mustard
- 1 tsp vinegar
- Opt for canned tuna in brine. Drain the tuna well before adding it to the salad.
- Steam the beans until they’re tender crisp. This helps to retain their color an adds a pleasant crunch to the salad.
- Choose pitted black olives for convenience.
- Use your favorite lettuce. And if you can’t tolerate lettuce, swap for grilled zucchini.
- Store the prepped salads in the refrigerator for up to two days. Make sure to store them in an airtight container.
Step by Step Instructions
In a small pan, bring the eggs to a boil. Lower the heat and boil, about 8-10 minutes.
In another pan, steam the green beans until tender crisp, about 10 minutes.
Allow the eggs and green beans to cool off before adding them to the salad.
Assemble all ingredients in your meal prep container. Add the Greek yogurt dressing in a separate sauce container.
Store in the refrigerator for up to two days. Enjoy!
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