Avocado Tuna Salad

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
15 min 0 min 1
Avocado Tuna Salad
Health Rating
Easy weekday lunch that's ready in less than 15 minutes.

Ingredients


1 can drained Tuna, albacore, flaked, canned in water
1 avocado(s) Avocado (peeled and finely chopped)
1/4 medium pepper(s) Red bell pepper (diced)
1 large stalk(s) Celery (diced)
1/4 medium Red onion (peeled and diced)
1/2 whole lemon(s) Lemon juice
1 pinch Sea salt (to taste)
1 dash Black pepper (to taste)
4 leaf Lettuce, romaine (can use rice cakes instead)

Instructions


1. Add tuna, avocado, bell pepper, celery, and onion in a large bowl. Top with lemon juice, salt and pepper and toss to combine.

 

2. Top Romaine lettuce leaves or rice cakes with tuna salad and serve.

Notes:

Substitutions:

No tuna?

Use canned pink or sockeye salmon instead.

To make AIP friendly

Omit pepper


Nutritional Highlights:

Tuna

High in omega 3 fatty acids both, DHA and EPA which are excellent for brain health and inflammation. However, tuna can be high in mercury as well. Consume 1-2 times per week only and avoid during pregnancy/ breastfeeding.

Avocado

Loaded with potassium and heart-healthy monounsaturated fats as well as fiber, folate and vitamin C. Avocados help in the absorption of fat soluble vitamins A, D, E and K.


Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 576
Calories from fat 281
Calories from saturated fat 42
Total Fat 31 g
Saturated Fat 4.7 g
Trans Fat 0
Polyunsaturated Fat 4.4 g
Monounsaturated Fat 20.0 g
Cholesterol 50 mg
Sodium 309 mg
Potassium 1756 mg
Total Carbohydrate 26.2 g
Dietary Fiber 16.3 g
Sugars 5.7 g
Protein 48 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion


Fruit 0.1
Meat 2.2
Vegetables 4.9

Energy sources


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