Avocado Tuna Salad Recipe

Tuna and avocado are excellent healthy food choices. Tuna is a good source of protein and provides some healthy Omega 3 fats. Avocados also contain healthy fats and are packed with vitamins and minerals.

So how do you get the benefits of both tuna and avocado? You make an avocado tuna salad! Here’s a simple recipe.

avocado tuna salad

Avocado Tuna Salad Recipe

Ingredients:

Directions:

  1. Make a puree from the avocado using a food masher or simply chop it into very small pieces and use a spoon to mash in a bowl.
  2. Drain the water from the tuna and pour it in the bowl with the avocado puree
  3. Add the mayo and lemon juice
  4. Stir until all ingredients are mixed
  5. Garnish with parsley or a dash of black pepper

Nutrition Facts for Avocado Tuna Salad

Servings 2

Per Serving

Calories 256

Total Fat 20g

Saturated Fat 3g

Polyunsaturated Fat 2g

Monounsaturated Fat 10g

Trans Fat 0g

Total Carbs 9g

Fiber 7g

Sugar <1g

Protein 14g

Sodium 225mg

Potassium 590mg

Serving Suggestions for Avocado Tuna Salad

  1. Spread over bread for a tuna avocado sandwich
  2. Add to leafy greens and have an even more nutritious avocado tuna salad
  3. Put in a tortilla to make a tuna avocado wraps
  4. Use for dipping your favorite chips
  5. Or just grab a spoon and eat it from the bowl!

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