Fast fattoush salad with tuna and broccolini

This fast fattoush salad recipe creates a healthy, delicious meal in less than 20 minutes. Packed with tuna for protein and plenty of fresh veges, this dish makes the perfect dinner or work lunch

  • 15 mins preparation
  • 2 mins cooking
  • Serves 4
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This recipe first appeared in Woman's Day.
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  • 2 Lebanese flatbreads
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 bunch broccolini, quartered
  • 2 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 425 gram can tuna in oil, drained, flaked
  • 400 gram can cannellini beans, rinsed, drained
  • 250 gram punnet cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 cucumber, halved lengthways, sliced
  • 1/2 bunch red radish, trimmed, finely sliced
  • 1/2 cup mint leaves, plus extra to serve
  • 2 spring onions, finely sliced


  • 1
    Preheat oven to hot, 200°C. Line two oven trays with baking paper.
  • 2
    Place flatbreads on trays. Drizzle over 1 tablespoon olive oil. Bake for 4-5 minutes until golden. Cool. Break into pieces.
  • 3
    In a large saucepan of boiling salted water, blanch broccolini for 2 minutes. Drain, then refresh in iced water. Drain again and set aside.
  • 4
    In a small jug, whisk remaining oil and vinegar together.
  • 5
    In a large bowl, toss broccolini, tuna, beans, tomatoes, cucumber, radish, mint and spring onion until well combined. Drizzle with dressing.
  • 6
    Toss bread through just before serving. Scatter with extra mint.


  • If making ahead, store salad, dressing and crispy bread separately. Toss together when ready to serve.