Heart Healthy Tuna Salad Recipe
In a large bowl, gently toss all ingredients except the greens to combine. Refrigerate, covered with plastic wrap, for 1 hour. Serve chilled over greens.
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About This Healthy Recipe
When you’re looking to change up your traditional tuna salad so that it is packed with flavor rather than the fat of mayonnaise, you need to be a bit creative. One way to enjoy delicious and healthy tuna salad is with this recipe. It combines canned tuna with fiber-rich chickpeas along with vegetables such as shredded carrots, chopped celery, scallions, red peppers and cherry tomatoes. The mixture is then combined with a flavorful mix of olive oil, balsamic vinegar, fresh herbs and pepper for a vibrant tuna salad that’s as eye-catching as it is healthy. Unlike traditional tuna with mayo, this heart-healthy tuna salad recipe only contains 1g of saturated fat and 15mg of cholesterol. At only 216 calories per serving, it is a low-calorie meal that delivers on big taste. It’s high in protein (18g per serving) and contains no gluten so it fits into many dietary plans. This tuna salad tastes best when it is allowed to sit in the fridge for at least an hour so the flavors can come together.