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Fast Food Recipes: Tuna & Artichoke Salad with Sun-Dried Tomatoes

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Do you eat healthy to run fast or run so you can eat whatever you want? If you are in the former group and try to eat healthy so that you can run fast and feel great, this tuna and artichoke salad with sun-dried tomatoes is a great dish to add to your recipe arsenal!

Here’s What You’ll Need:

½             cup sundried tomatoes packed in oil. You will want to drain the tomatoes and reserve the oil

Zest from one lemon

2              tablespoons fresh lemon juice

2              7 oz cans albacore tuna packed in olive oil. Drained tuna before using

1              cup marinated artichoke hearts. Roughly chop artichoke hearts

1              small bunch fresh basil. Roughly chop basil

 

How to Make it:

In a food processor, puree the tomatoes. Add the zest and lemon juice, and then pulse to combine. Add a little of the oil from the tomatoes if needed. Add this dressing to the tuna and artichokes, mix well and fold in the basil. Serve with bread or on a bed of salad greens.

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About Kristen
Kristen has worked for Brooks since summer 2011 and is an addicted runner. She ran in the Big 10 conference for The Ohio State University where she recently finished her master’s degree in Communication. Kristen is now running half-marathons (with a PR of 1:18:41) and full marathons (2:45:46). Kristen is a 2012 Olympic Marathon Trials qualifier.
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