Tuna Salad with a Twist

tuna salad
DifficultyIntermediateYields1 ServingCategory
 1 can of tuna, 5oz (185g) ,drained and rinsed
 2 small baby dill pickles, diced
 1 cup carrots, chopped
 1 cup shredded green or red apple
 1 cup celery, chopped
 1 ½ cups plain Greek yogurt
 2 tsp sea salt
 2 tsp dried oregano
 1 tsp ground pepper
 1 tsp ground cumin
 1 tbsp olive oil
 1 tbsp vinegar or white balsamic
 1 tbsp tahini ( or half nut butter plus half olive oil)
 2 tbsp freshly squeezed lime juice
 ½ tsp ground red pepper flakes (optional)

Drain and rinse canned tuna.


Add all ingredients to a food processor.


Blend until smooth. That’s it. ☺


If the hummus is too thick, add bean juice or lime juice.


Other considerations:

- Garnish with your favorite herb: parsley, cilantro or mint.
- Enjoy with veggies such as carrots, celery, broccoli and even roasted sweet potato.
- Top any whole grain bread and crackers and serve with your favorite salad greens. Add avocado for healthy fats.
- Leftovers? Use as a spread for an avocado & tomato sandwich or veggie wrap with salsa.
- Tuna and Greek yogurt are a great source of protein.
- Tahini is made from sesame seeds, and a healthy fat.

Share this Recipe!

Get Our Free Heart Health eBook

Your Ultimate Guide to Nutrition Heart and Health

Download Today

Recent Recipes

Avocado Egg SaladIt takes two to tango, and this duo adds health benefits to any meal Avocados replace Mayo in this traditional egg salad recipe. They are rich in Vitamin C, E , K and B6, are fueled with fiber that helps maintain a healthy digestion, and are high in a beneficial & healthy fat which is important for every cell in our body, supporting healthy skin and our immune system and which helping maintain healthy cholesterol levels. Combining avocados with egg makes the perfect tango duo, ensuring a spectrum of health benefits in one meal.
Cauliflower “Potato” Salad without potato

A Perfect recipe for a warm weather picnic

Cauliflower has quite an impressive nutrition profile. Mainly, it is low in sugar and sodium, and packed with antioxidants. It is high in fiber and B vitamins and makes a great substitute for potato in this traditional picnic favorite.