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Teresa's Terrific Tuna and Chickpea Salad

Whenever you choose to eat a salad as a main meal you should make it the perfect opportunity to get more vegetables into your diet. This vegetable packed tuna salad is a great lunch option guaranteed to keep you full whilst fuelling you through your afternoon.
 
Ingredients (serves 1)
2 big handfuls of roquette lettuce (or mixed leaves of your choice)
4 snow peas 
1/2 zucchini 
1/4 red capsicum 
1/2 cup cherry tomato
1/4 small avocado 
1/4 small red onion (optional)
1/2 cup cooked chickpeas 
100-180g fresh tuna steak 
The juice of 1 lemon and 2 tbsp. olive oil
Sea salt and pepper 
 
Instructions
Place tuna steak into a hot frying pan and cook 2-3 min each side
Wash all salad ingredients, drain and dry well 
Slice snow peas, zucchini, red capsicum, tomato, avocado and red onion according to preference 
Place roquette and sliced snow peas, zucchini, red capsicum, tomato, avocado and red onion into a large salad bowl and toss
Drain asparagus and broccoli from boiling water then toss into the salad
Place 1/2 cup of cooked chickpeas into salad then toss
Place tuna chunks over the top of the salad
Add lemon juice and olive oil according to taste and toss salad well
Season with sea salt and pepper and serve


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