Recipe: Light tuna salad recipe with lemon and dill
Ditch the cup of mayo in your new favorite tuna salad recipe.
This heart-healthy recipe lightens up the usual heavy mayonnaise-based tuna fish recipe and is perfect for a warm day. It’s great for salads, sandwiches or on whole grain crackers
1 5-ounce can tuna in water
1 stalk chopped celery
Fresh or dried dill, chopped
½ cup cannellini beans
1 tablespoon light mayonnaise
Salt and pepper
1. Drain the tuna, and pour into a large mixing bowl.
2. Add chopped celery, finely chopped dill, cannellini beans, the juice of 1/2 lemon, and approximately 1 tablespoon of light mayonnaise (depending on your taste — the less the healthier).
3. Mix gently.
4. Salt and pepper to taste.
Nutrition Facts Per Serving: Calories: 256. Protein: 27 grams. Total carbohydrate: 24 grams. Total fat: 8 grams. Cholesterol: 45 miligrams. Dietary fiber: 7 grams.