Tuscan-Style Tuna with White Beans

February 5, 2015


Author Notes: This classic Italian dish is not only delicious it's healthy too! By rinsing and draining the beans twice, you remove a large portion of the sodium found in tinned beans. This recipe was written by the Healthline Editorial Team: http://www.healthline.com/health-recipes/tuscan-style-tuna-white-beansHealthline

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 2 14.5 ounce cans low-sodium cannelloni beans
  • 1/2 cup fresh orange juice
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 2/3 cup dry white wine
  • 3 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 1 pound fresh tuna, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 large tomatoes, diced
  • 3 tablespoons minced fresh basil
  • freshly cracked black pepper
  • basil leaves to garnish

Directions

  1. Drain beans into a colander and rinse. Allow beans to drain and then rinse again. Set aside.
  2. Heat the orange juice in a large frying pan over medium heat.
  3. Add onion and cook until onions have softened, about 5 minutes.
  4. Add wine and vinegar and cook an additional 3 minutes.
  5. Add tuna, beans and minced basil. Bring to a simmer.
  6. Cover and cook for approximately 7 minutes or until tuna is just cooked through.
  7. Season to taste with freshly cracked black pepper. Garnish with basil leaves.

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