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Dinner Recipes

Tuna Panzanella Salad

We used broccolini in our twist on an Italian classic, but regular broccoli works just as well.

Serving Size:


Active Time:

20 min.

Total Time:

25 min.


  • 12 oz. broccolini, trimmed
  • 1 lemon
  • 2 (5 oz.) cans tuna in oil
  • 1 clove minced garlic
  • 3 radishes
  • 2 scallions
  • 1 (19 oz.) can cannellini beans
  • 1½  cups cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 2 pita breads, toasted


  1. In large pot of salted boiling water, cook broccolini until just tender, about 1 min. Drain; rinse under cold running water until cool. Drain well. Meanwhile, grate 1 tsp. zest and squeeze 2 Tbs. juice from lemon. In large bowl, whisk ¼ cup tuna oil, lemon juice and zest, garlic,¼  tsp. salt and ¼ tsp. pepper. 
  2. Thinly sliced radishes and scallions. Rinse and drain beans. Drain tuna, reserving ¼ cup oil. Place broccolini, beans, tomatoes, radishes and scallions in large bowl. Add lemon-garlic dressing; toss until coated. Tear pita bread; place along edge of platter. Top with broccolini mixture and tuna. If desired, garnish with mint leaves.
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