Healthier Mediterranean Tuna Salad Recipe

"A very refreshing and light snack or meal! This dish makes a great Mediterranean alternative to your stereotypical tuna salad made with mayonnaise. Serve with whole grain crackers."


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  • 2 (5 ounce) cans chunk light tuna in water, drained
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped red onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
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    1. Combine tuna, onion, and parsley in a medium bowl.
    2. Whisk oil, lemon juice, lemon zest, salt, and pepper to make the dressing. Toss with the tuna mixture.


    • Cook’s Note:
    • To make a nice salad or wrap, double the dressing ingredients to add to your greens as well as the tuna! Pairs nicely with tomatoes in the wrap.

    Nutrition Facts

    Per Serving: 169 calories;10.7 g fat;1.6 g carbohydrates;16.3 g protein;19 mg cholesterol;180 mg sodium.Full nutrition
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