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Tuna salad on a slice of bread with lettuce
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Healthy Tuna Salad

This recipe for Healthy Tuna Salad is lightened up by using greek yogurt instead of mayonnaise; it has less calories and less fat, but is still so flavorful
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 115kcal
Author Yumna Jawad

Ingredients

  • 2 5- ounce cans white albacore tuna in water drained
  • 2 celery stalks minced (about ¼ cup)
  • 2 tablespoons minced red onion
  • cup 2% Greek yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley

Instructions

  • In a mixing bowl, stir together the Greek yogurt, lemon juice, Dijon mustard, salt, pepper and parsley until well combined.
  • Add the drained tuna on top, along with the celery and red onions. Gently stir until well combined.
  • Serve on its own or in a sandwich or on toast.

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Notes

Storage: Store any leftovers in an airtight container. They will last about 3-4 days in the fridge.
Substitutes: For best results, follow the recipe as is. However here are some common substitutes that would work well in this recipe.
  • Instead of Greek Yogurt, you can use regular yogurt, sour cream or leave it out all together.
  • You can switch the dijon mustard to yellow mustard, or leave it out.
  • Use any herbs you'd like instead of parsley.
* Please note nutrition label does not include the bread.

Nutrition

Calories: 115kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 19g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 31mg | Sodium: 480mg | Potassium: 220mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 188IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 40mg | Iron: 1mg