Wild Planet Tuna
{Perfect for a picnic! Sharing a recipe!}

Wild Planet TunaDid you know that tuna salad is one of the most commonly packed picnic foods? With spring just around the corner, it’s time to dust off the ol’ basket, grab a blanket and pick up a few cans of Wild Planet Wild Albacore Tuna for the perfect afternoon picnic.

Sustainably sourced only from the pristine waters of the Pacific Northwest, Wild Planet’s award-winning line of tuna has no water or oil to drain. As healthy as it is delicious, Wild Planet’s tuna is replete with Omega-3’s, low in mercury and packed with nutritional benefits.

Wild Planet Tuna

Wild Planet tuna is a delicious, healthy way to enjoy tuna straight from the can. Available in Albacore or Skipjack Light, all of our tuna is cooked just once in the can, retaining all of its natural juices and Omega 3 oils, and is packed in cans with no added water or oil. The smaller fish we catch are lower in mercury than conventional tuna; the firm texture and rich, clean taste of Wild Planet will be the perfect addition to all of your favorite recipes. For those on the go we offer the convenience of single-serve pouches which are perfect for travel, school or work or stashed in your gym bag for a protein-packed, post-workout snack.

If you’re looking to put a modern twist on a classic tuna salad, try making Wild Planet Mediterranean Tuna Salad. This no-cook, picnic-perfect recipe will add a pinch of pizazz to your meal!

Wild Planet Mediterranean Tuna Salad
{Makes about 4 servings}

Ingredients
Wild Planet Tuna2 cans (5oz each) Wild Planet Wild Albacore Tuna, undrained
1 jar (6oz) marinated artichoke hearts, drained and coarsely chopped
1 can (15.5oz) chick peas, rinsed and drained
1/2 cup chopped red bell pepper
1/4 cup pitted Kalamata or other olives, coarsely chopped
1/2 cup chopped red onion
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
1/2 cup shredded carrots
2 Tbsp chopped fresh basil or oregano, or 1 tsp dried
3 Tbsp capers, drained
Juice of one lemon
4 Tbsp olive oil
2 Tbsp red wine vinegar
Sea salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste

Instructions

Place Wild Planet Wild Albacore Tuna and juices from the cans into a large bowl. Flake with a fork to separate tuna into bite size pieces. Add artichoke hearts, chick peas, red bell pepper, olives, red onion, parsley, carrots, basil or oregano, capers and lemon juice to tuna in bowl. Mix gently to combine all ingredients. In a small bowl, whisk together olive oil and vinegar; season with sea salt and pepper. Pour over tuna salad and stir to combine.

YUMMY!!  I hope you enjoy!

**I wasn't paid to post this.  Wild Planet sent me a few FREE samples of tuna to enjoy with my family.  Thank you Wild Planet!**

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