• One 6-1/2 ounce can water-packed tuna, drained and flaked
  • 1 medium potato (5 ounces), cooked, peeled, and cut into wedges
  • 1 cup sliced mushrooms
  • One 9-ounce package thawed frozen whole green beans, or 12 ounces fresh green beans, blanched
  • 1/3 cup Basic Vinaigrette, or prepared light Italian dressing
  • 6 leaves leaf lettuce
  • 1 large hard-cooked egg, peeled and sliced
  • 2 teaspoons drained capers


  1. Combine the tuna, potato, mushrooms, and green beans in a large bowl. Gently toss the dressing with the tuna mixture. Chill.
  2. Line a pretty glass bowl with lettuce leaves; add the tuna mixture and garnish the top with egg slices and capers.

Recipe Yield: Yield: 6 servings, 4-1/2 cups total

Nutritional Information Per Serving:

Calories: 148
Fat: 9 grams
Sodium: 195 milligrams
Cholesterol: 44 milligrams
Protein: 9 grams
Carbohydrates: 8 grams

Diabetic Exchanges

1/2 Starch, 1 Lean Meat, 1 Fat

Book Title: The New Family Cookbook for People with Diabetes

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