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.

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