An overhead shot of a bowl of Mediterranean Lentil Salad.
5 from 8 votes

Mediterranean Lentil Salad with Tuna

This hearty Mediterranean Lentil Salad recipe comes together in about 10 minutes so couldn't be easier for meal prep for the week ahead!  It's made with some pantry staples, like canned lentils and tuna. Plus, there are a few extra special ingredients like sun-dried tomatoes, black olives, feta and bell pepper. It's all drizzled with a simple olive oil and lemon mixture for one delicious bite!
Course Lunch, Side Dish
Cuisine Mediterranean
Keyword canned lentil recipe, lentil salad reipe, mediterranean salad recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 380kcal
Author Dawn - Girl Heart Food


  • 1 19 oz can lentils -rinsed and drained
  • 1 170 gram can tuna -drained (I used tuna packed in water)
  • 1/3 cup black olives -pitted and roughly chopped
  • 1/3 cup sun-dried tomato -roughly chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper -diced
  • 3 tbsp feta cheese -crumbled
  • 3 tbsp fresh parsley -roughly chopped
  • 2 tbsp capers
  • 2 Thai chili peppers -minced (or to taste)
  • 1 tbsp shallot -minced, or 2 stalks of green onion
  • 3-4 tbsp olive oil -I used Pomora Olio Nuovo
  • 1 lemon -juiced (about 1/4 cup)


  • In a large bowl combine all ingredients down to capers.  
  • Mix shallot with olive oil and lemon.  Pour over bowl of ingredients.  Stir to combine.  Enjoy!
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Nutrition (estimate only)

Calories: 380kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 26mg | Sodium: 570mg | Potassium: 1002mg | Fiber: 13g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 1390IU | Vitamin C: 65.3mg | Calcium: 123mg | Iron: 6.8mg
Nutrition Facts
Mediterranean Lentil Salad with Tuna
Amount Per Serving
Calories 380 Calories from Fat 144
% Daily Value*
Fat 16g25%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 26mg9%
Sodium 570mg25%
Potassium 1002mg29%
Carbohydrates 38g13%
Fiber 13g54%
Sugar 8g9%
Protein 24g48%
Vitamin A 1390IU28%
Vitamin C 65.3mg79%
Calcium 123mg12%
Iron 6.8mg38%
* Nutrition estimate only. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.