- 1 can of tuna, drained
- 1/2 cucumber, diced
- 1/2 red onion, finely chopped
- 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
- 1/4 cup Kalamata olives, pitted and sliced
- 1/4 cup feta cheese, crumbled
- 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
- 1 teaspoon dried oregano
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Fresh parsley or basil for garnish (optional)
- In a large mixing bowl, combine the drained tuna, diced cucumber, chopped red onion, halved cherry tomatoes, Kalamata olives, and crumbled feta cheese.
- In a small bowl or jar, whisk together the extra-virgin olive oil, lemon juice, dried oregano, salt, and pepper. This will be your salad dressing.
- Pour the dressing over the tuna and vegetable mixture in the large bowl.
- Gently toss everything together to ensure the salad ingredients are well coated with the dressing.
- Taste the salad and adjust the seasoning if needed by adding more salt, pepper, or lemon juice to suit your preferences.
- If desired, garnish the salad with fresh parsley or basil for added flavor and presentation.
- Serve the Mediterranean Tuna Salad immediately, or refrigerate it for a short while to let the flavors meld together before serving.
This salad is a perfect combination of flavors and textures, with the tuna providing a protein boost, and the Mediterranean ingredients adding a burst of freshness and taste. Enjoy it as a side dish or a light, healthy main course.