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 Coombs


  • 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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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