September 25, 2015

Recipe: Light tuna salad recipe with lemon and dill

by light tuna salad

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


tuna salad ingredients


1 5-ounce can tuna in water

1 stalk chopped celery

Fresh or dried dill, chopped

½ cup cannellini beans

½ lemon

1 tablespoon light mayonnaise

Salt and pepper


1. Drain the tuna, and pour into a large mixing bowl.

Tuna salad

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).


Tuna salad

3. Mix gently.


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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.

Lunch, Dinner

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