Tuna & rocket salad with mustard dressing
Today's recipe is all about that healthy kick. But salads are dead boring, I hear you say (don't lie to yourself, you hate salads as much as I do). Yes, yes, yes - there's a way to save the day though - with a DRESSING. This tuna & rocket salad with mustard dressing is at least 9 out of 10. And that's only because salads can just never get better than 9. FACT. Unless we're talking this baby kale & bacon salad because that was a good 9.25. But back to today's delicious recipe!

This salad is very much inspired by Kayla Itsines' 28 Day Healthy Eating & Lifestyle Guide (you can get it here) which I've been following recently. And when I say following I mean following very loosely. I've gone through week 1 without much problems but man that first week was very cabbage-heavy. When you're on day 3 still eating that one red cabbage it does get a little boring to be fair. But some recipes in that book are bloody delicious! One of them being this salad. The dressing takes it to a whole new level! 

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Tuna & Rocket Salad With Mustard Dressing
Especially delicious when served with fresh spicy radishes from the garden

  • 100g black rice
  • 1 can of tuna in brine
  • half a cucumber
  • 4 radishes
  • 1 handful of rocket leaves
  • 3 spring onions
  • 2 garlic cloves (crushed)
  • 1/4 cup white wine vinegar
  • 3 tsp mustard of choice
  • salt & pepper 
1. Chop up all vegetables and mix together. 2. Prepare black rice as per instructions on the packet (usually 30-40 min boil), use as a bed for the salad adding vegetable mix on top. 3. Make your dressing by mixing crushed garlic, white wine vinegar and mustard with some salt & pepper.  4. Top with some rocket & serve!  
Prep time: 10Cook time: Total time: 5Yield: 2 platefuls

Hope you've enjoyed this and if you do make it then don't forget to tweet me a picture please @cityscapebliss!

Tuna & rocket salad with mustard dressing
Tuna & rocket salad with mustard dressing