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Tuna Bean Salad

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Salad3 medium green bell peppers3 medium red bell peppers2 15 oz, cans white beans, rinsed and drained2 6 oz cans, water packed tuna, drained1/2 cup sliced ripe olives1 head lettuce2 medium tomatoes cut into wedgesDressing1/2 tsp grated lemon peel1/3 cup lemon juice1/4 cup olive oil2 Tbsp fresh chopped parsley1 tsp rosemary1 Tbsp Dijon mustard



Set oven to broil. Place bell peppers on broiler pan. Broil with tops 4 to 5 inches from heat about minutes on each side or until skin blisters and browns. Remove from oven. Wrap in towel; let stand 5 minutes. Remove skin, stems, seeds, and membranes of the peppers. Cut peppers into 1/4-inch slices. Toss peppers, beans, tuna, olives, and dressing in a bowl. Cover and chill for 4 hours, stirring occasionally. Spoon salad onto lettuce leaves and garnish with tomato wedges.


Mix all dressing ingredients thoroughly in a tightly covered container.