Orange Basil Tuna Quinoa Salad

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Created By: StarKist

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Prep Time:

15 minutes

Cook Time:

15 minutes



Nutritional Information

When using 2 cans (4.5 oz.) StarKist Selects Solid Light Tuna in Extra Virgin Olive Oil



2 cans (4.5 oz.) StarKist Selects®  Solid Light Tuna in Extra Virgin Olive Oil, chunked and drained

½ cup uncooked quinoa

1 orange, zested, sectioned and juiced

2 green onions, sliced

2 Tbsp. chopped fresh parsley

2 Tbsp. sliced fresh basil

2 oz. goat cheese, crumbled

½ cup chopped pistachios



  1. Cook quinoa according to package directions. Remove from heat and mix in zest from 1 orange. Set aside to cool. 
  2. Remove peel and pith from orange with a paring knife down to the fruit. Slice sections out from the membrane surrounding each. Cut each section in half. Squeeze juice from remaining membranes of the orange into a small bowl.
  3. Mix about 1 Tbsp. orange juice, green onions, parsley, basil, goat cheese and half the pistachios into the quinoa.
  4. Gently mix in drained tuna and orange sections.
  5. Place mixture on bed of arugula and top with remaining pistachios.