Mediterranean Tuna Salad

Sep 30 2015

This refreshing tuna salad will have you coming back for more!

Recipe adapted from FoodHero.Org.

Serves 10 

Dietitian's Tip: 

Take this salad to the next level by adding cherry tomatoes, fresh spinach, and seeds. Pair it with an 8-ounce glass of milk to increase the calcium and potassium. 

Ingredients: 

3 cans (5 ounces each) tuna in water, drained
1 cup shredded carrot
2 cups diced cucumber
1 1⁄2 cups peas, canned and drained or thawed from frozen
3⁄4 cup low-fat, low-sodium Italian salad dressing 

Preparation: 

1. Place drained tuna in a medium bowl. Use a fork to break apart chunks of tuna.

2. Add carrot, cucumber, peas and salad dressing. Mix well.

3. Serve immediately or make ahead, cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.

4. Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours 

Nutrition Information: 

Per serving- Calories 105; Total Fat 2 g; Saturated Fat 1 g; Carbohydrates 7 g; Protein 14 g; Fiber 2 g; Sodium 241 mg; Potassium 217 mg; Magnesium 26 mg; Calcium 20 mg.