Protein-Packed Tuna Salad

Protein-Packed Tuna Salad

Tuna salad is a classic dish that’s not only delicious but also packed with protein. Whether you’re looking for a quick lunch or a light dinner option, this Protein-Packed Tuna Salad is a fantastic choice.


  • 2 cans of tuna, drained
  • 1/2 cup celery, diced
  • 1/4 cup red onion, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup pickles, diced
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Lettuce leaves for serving


  1. Start by draining the cans of tuna thoroughly.
  2. In a mixing bowl, combine the drained tuna, diced celery, finely chopped red onion, diced pickles, mayonnaise, and Dijon mustard.
  3. Season the mixture with salt and pepper to taste, then gently fold everything together until well combined.
  4. Refrigerate the tuna salad for at least 30 minutes to allow the flavors to meld.
  5. Serve the Protein-Packed Tuna Salad on a bed of fresh lettuce leaves.
  6. Enjoy your delicious and nutritious tuna salad!

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

This Protein-Packed Tuna Salad is not only incredibly tasty but also a great source of protein. It’s perfect for a quick and satisfying meal.

Nutrition Information: (per serving) Calories: 250, Protein: 20g, Carbohydrates: 5g, Fat: 17g

Tuna salad has never been this good! With its combination of fresh ingredients and protein-rich tuna, it’s a meal that’s both healthy and satisfying. Plus, it’s incredibly easy to make. This recipe is a great choice for a quick lunch, a light dinner, or even as a filling for sandwiches. The crispness of celery, the zing of red onion, and the creaminess of mayonnaise and Dijon mustard all come together in this delightful dish. It’s a family favorite that’s sure to please everyone at the table.
So, next time you’re in need of a quick, protein-packed meal, give this Protein-Packed Tuna Salad a try. Your taste buds and your body will thank you!

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