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Tuna, green bean and lentil bowl with yogurt dressing

Crunchy vegetables, tinned tuna and lentils are topped with a creamy yogurt dressing in this high protein recipe

Serves 4

Prep Time 15 min

Cooking Time 5 min


  • 350g green beans
  • 3 x 120g cans no-drain tuna
  • 1tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • A few dashes Tabasco or 1tbsp sweet chilli sauce
  • Juice and zest 1 lemon
  • 100g low-fat natural yogurt
  • 1tbsp snipped fresh chives
  • 2 x 400g cans lentils in water, rinsed and drained
  • 2 celery sticks, finely diced
  • ½ red onion, finely chopped
  • 175g roasted red peppers from a jar (without oil), sliced
  • 60g rocket
  • 2tbsp chopped fresh flatleaf parsley


  1. Steam the green beans for 3 min or until just tender. Refresh under cold running water, then drain.
  2. In a small bowl, combine the tuna with the olive oil, the Tabasco or chilli sauce, and half the lemon juice.
  3. In a separate small bowl or jug, combine the yogurt with the chives and lemon zest to make a dressing.
  4. In another small bowl, mix the lentils with the remaining lemon juice and season with black pepper.
  5. Divide the lentil mixture, celery, onion, peppers, rocket, green beans and tuna among 4 serving bowls. Drizzle with the dressing and sprinkle over the parsley to serve.

Nutrition per serving

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285kcal 34.5g 5.4g 1.5g 11.9g 7.7g 1g 177mg 24.7g 7.3mg

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