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Tuna rainbow salad

Tuna rainbow salad

Rich in nutrients and a nice change from sandwiches, our tuna rainbow salad is easy for kids to help make, too, getting them excited for lunchtime.

10 minutes
1 people
Healthier Gluten Free Dairy Free
What you'll need
  • Half a 160g can of tuna in spring water
  • 1 slice of pepper
  • 2 spring onions
  • 3cm piece of cucumber
  • 1 heaped tbsp of canned mixed beans in water
  • Juice of half a lemon
  • 3 tsp olive oil
  • Large pinch of dried mixed herbs
  • Large pinch of mustard powder
  • Large pinch of black pepper

You can double up the ingredients for a couple of days of lunches. Serve with a thick slice of wholemeal bread with a lower-fat spread. Finish off the lunchbox with a piece of fruit, a slice of malt loaf and no sugar drink.

Step 1.

Wash and chop the spring onions and cucumber. Wash the pepper and cut off a thick slice, then chop it into small pieces.


Drain the mixed beans and tuna.

Step 2.

Mix the mixed herbs, black pepper, mustard powder, oil and lemon juice in a bowl. Stir thoroughly.

Step 3.

Add the vegetables, beans and tuna to the oil mix. Stir thoroughly and make sure the veg and tuna are coated.

Step 4.

Assemble in a lunchbox and chill.

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