Cannellini Bean Tuna Salad with Sweet Corn and Caribbean Herbs

white kidney beans cannellini beans with corn and tuna

This is very quick salad that can be also used with addition of pasta for more satisfying meal.


  • 2 x 400 g  tins of cannellini beans / white kidney beans (drained)
  • 2 x 200 g tins of tuna in brine (drained and flaked)
  • 400 g tin of sweet corn
  • 1 large red bell pepper or sweet pointed pepper (diced)
  • 1 tbs Caribbean herb mix (thyme, basil, marjoram, savory and parsley)
  • 3 tbs mayonnaise
  • 3 tbs crème fraiche
  • sea salt  to taste
  • freshly ground black or rainbow peppercorns to taste
  • garlic powder to taste
  • Cayenne pepper to taste – optional


  1. Combine all ingredients.
  2. Enjoy served with toasted bread or over some cooked pasta.

Makes enough salad for 4-5 people as a main dish or many more as a snack.

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