MEDITERRANEAN TUNA SALAD

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Stir together this mayonnaise-free mediterranean tuna salad for lunch in just 10 minutes. It’s loaded with incredible flavor from fresh scallion, basil, olives and roasted red peppers. This recipe is naturally gluten-free, paleo and low carb.

Prep Time: 10 minutes | Total Time: 10 minutes



Ingredients

  • 1 can sustainable light tuna packed in water, with salt, drained
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • Freshly ground pepper, to taste
  • Pinch salt
  • 1 scallion minced
  • 1 stalk celery, finely chopped
  • ¼ cup minced roasted red pepper
  • 2 tablespoons chopped olives
  • 1 tablespoon chopped basil
  • 4 leaves butterhead lettuce, washed and dried

Instructions

  1. Mash tuna in a medium bowl. Add lemon juice, oil, pepper and salt and toss to coat. Add scallion, celery, red pepper, olives and basil and stir to combine. Divide lettuce leaves between two plates. Top with the tuna salad and serve.

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 2 pieces lettuce and about 3/4 cup tuna salad
  • Calories: 260
  • Sugar: 2 g
  • Sodium: 286 mg
  • Fat: 21 g
  • Saturated Fat: 3 g
  • Carbohydrates: 4 g
  • Fiber: 1 g
  • Protein: 24 g

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