Quick tuna and rice salad

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Serves: 1
Time to make: 5 mins
Total cost: $6.86 (at time of publication)
  • 95g can lemon-pepper-flavoured tuna
  • 1/2 packet 90-second brown rice, cooked (we used Sun Rice)
  • 1 cup baby spinach
  • 1 tomato, chopped
  • 1/2 red capsicum, chopped
  • 1/2 lemon, juice
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • chilli flakes (optional)


Step 1In a large bowl, combine tuna, rice, spinach, tomato and capsicum. Mix well.

Step 2Add lemon juice and oil. Gently mix to combine. Add chilli flakes if preferred.



  • This salad works well with other canned fish such as sardines and salmon, and other types of salad greens such as rocket, watercress and mesclun.
  • Make it gluten-free: Use gluten-free tuna.

HFG tip

This salad makes a fantastic take-to-work lunch.


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