Tuna and Crouton Salad



Tuna and Crouton Salad

What kid doesn’t like tuna?  This is a great way to combined your child’s love of tuna, with a new fun and colorful salad great any time of year.  Toss out that old tuna sandwich and give this a try.



2 cans of Albacore Tuna

1 cucumber peeled

1 bell pepper (pick your favorite color)

1 cup diced cherry tomatoes

1 cup diced carrots

1 can black olives sliced

1 table spoon diced parsley

1 tablespoon diced basil

Olive oil

Red wine vinegar

1 loaf French or sour dough bread chopped into cubes

Garlic salt


Chop bread into cubes, drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with garlic salt.  Place on a cookie sheet in a 350 degree oven and cook for 15-20 minutes or until crunchy.  In a large bowl place all chopped vegetables and tuna.  Drizzle 1-2 tablespoons olive oil and 1-2 table spoons of red wine vinegar, taste to see if you want to add more.  Sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste.  Add the diced parsley and basil, top with croutons and mix up well. 



Learning Corner:

  • Have your child pick which veggies go in the dish, let them try new and fun looking things.
  • Jazz up the croutons by letting your child pick their favorite spice to add to them

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