The Best Tuna Salad Recipe {LOW CALORIE!}

The Best Tuna Salad Recipe

The best tuna salad recipe in this article is low in calories, and mayonnaise free thanks to this low calorie, high protein creamy ingredient swap.

Most tuna salad recipes are packed full of fat and calories, but this recipe with tuna is low fat, low in calories and packed with extra protein! All thanks to one metabolism boosting ingredient… Greek Yogurt!

The Best Tuna Salad Recipe

In this article you’ll learn how to make tuna salad healthy, low calorie, and low fat without sacrificing flavor or texture.

This tuna fish salad recipe comes with a shopping list, printable recipe card and more.

Try this low calorie NO MAYO canned tuna salad recipe… it’s low calorie, low fat, and packed with protein!

The Best Tuna Salad Recipe

Most canned tuna salad recipes call for mayo… which gives the tuna recipe moisture and flavor. But this tuna fish recipe calls for no mayo, and instead uses protein packed, metabolism boosting Greek Yogurt in its place.

Then we add a bit of mustard, and it tastes exactly like a mayo filled tuna salad recipe, but for 1/2 the calories and 1/2 the fat!

The Best Tuna Salad Recipe

In this article you’ll find a low calorie tuna recipe! It’s low calorie, packed with protein (much more protein than the average homemade tuna salad recipe) and low in fat, thanks to one simple ingredient swap.

What You’ll Find in this Article:

  • Tuna Salad Ingredients (shopping list!)
  • How to Make Tuna Fish Salad
  • The Best Tuna Salad Recipe (recipe card!)
  • Nutrition and Calories in Tuna Salad

Different tuna salad recipes call for lots of unhealthy ingredients, but this low calorie, high protein tuna salad recipe is healthy for people looking to eat healthy without sacrificing flavor.

In the nest section we will go over healthy tuna salad ingredients, and below that how to make salad tuna recipes healthy. All of these sections come together in a sharable/printable recipe card that includes nutrition, measurements and more.

For healthy tuna salad ideas, see below… this recipe is great for weight loss and weight maintenance.

Tuna Salad Ingredients

The best tuna recipe for weight loss and weight maintenance won’t be the traditional recipe for tuna fish sandwiches… That recipe is so packed full of mayonnaise it will add weight instead of shed weight.

But these low calorie albacore tuna salad recipes have zero mayo, thanks to creamy Greek Yogurt and flavorful dijon mustard. Combined, the two ingredients taste just like mayo, but with no fat and 1/2 the calories!

The Best Tuna Salad Recipe

If you’re looking for healthy tuna salad ideas, check out this healthy shopping list below. As you can see, there is no fatty mayo in this healthy, creamy tuna salad recipe.

Tuna Salad Ingredients:

  • White Tuna in Water drained
  • Greek yogurt
  • Dijon mustard
  • Celery
  • Green onions
  • Sweet relish
  • Dill fresh
  • Celery salt
  • Pepper

Special Tip: You can find all the measurements for this tuna salad in the recipe card below. There you can choose how many servings of this tuna fish recipe you want to make, and it will do all the math for you!

Now that you know what are the ingredients for tuna salad made healthy, let’s move onto how to make tuna fish salad recipes healthy and low calorie.

In the next section you will learn how to make tuna recipes healthy and low in calories…

How to Make Tuna Fish Salad

Now that you know what is in tuna salad to make it healthy and low calories, let’s go over how to make tuna salad.

Salad with tuna fish is so easy to make, and it can make a delicious, healthy lunch!

The Best Tuna Salad Recipe

Now that you know what to put in tuna salad to make it healthy, let’s review how to make tuna fish salad healthy…

How to Make Tuna Salad:

  1. Add all of the tuna salad recipe ingredients to a large bowl.
  2. Use the back of a spoon, fork, or a spatula to mix and squish all of the ingredients together.
  3. Serve as a tuna salad sandwich, wrap, or tuna salad over greens.

Special Tip: If you’re looking for healthy ideas for tuna salad recipes, try serving this low calorie tuna salad over greens, or on an open faced sandwich. We also love this low calorie tuna salad recipe over cucumber rounds, or apple slices (cut them in large rounds and remove the seeds).

In the next section you will find a recipe card for this tuna recipe. There you can find measurements, a how to guide and more… Best of all, you can share this recipe card!

Up next, a sharable recipe card for healthy tuna salad recipes. You can email to friends and share on your Pintrest boards.

The Best Tuna Salad Recipe

This recipe card is sharable, you can email to your foodie friends and send to your email for easy referencing later. You can even pin to your Pintrest boards!

In the next section you will find the calories and nutrition for this low calorie tuna recipe. There you will find a nutrition label to make tracking your food easier.

And following the nutrition section, you will find more low calorie, extra healthy recipes to make weight loss easier and more delicious!

The Best Tuna Salad Recipe

The Best Tuna Salad Recipe

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This low calorie tuna salad recipe is the best tuna salad recipe for people looking to cut fat and calories from the unhealthy traditional tuna salad recipes.
Instead of mayo, this tuna salad recipe calls for metabolism boosting, protein packed Greek Yogurt.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 0 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Course dinner, lunch
Cuisine American
Servings 3 servings
Calories 149 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 can White Tuna in Water drained
  • 1/4 cup Greek yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon dijon mustard
  • 1 stalk celery diced
  • 1 green onions sliced
  • 1 teaspoon sweet relish
  • 1/2 teaspoon dill fresh or dried
  • 1/2 teaspoon celery salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Instructions
 

  • Add all of the tuna salad recipe ingredients to a large bowl.
  • Use the back of a spoon, fork, or a spatula to mix and squish all of the ingredients together.
  • Serve as a tuna salad sandwich, wrap, or tuna salad over greens.

Nutrition

Calories: 149kcalCarbohydrates: 6.2gProtein: 25.9gFat: 2gSaturated Fat: 0.5gCholesterol: 24mgSodium: 340mgPotassium: 340mgFiber: 0.5gSugar: 5.4gCalcium: 154mgIron: 1mg
Keyword lunch, Salad, Sandwich
Tried this recipe?Let us know how it was!

Up next you will find calories and nutrition in tuna salad… be sure to keep scrolling for more low calorie recipes!

Nutrition and Calories in Tuna Salad

Not all tuna recipes are made the same way… Most are packed with mayo, which not only adds calories, but lots of unhealthy fat!

This low calorie recipe uses a combo of Greek Yogurt and mustard to get the same creamy consistency and flavor, without all the added fat and calories. So if you are looking for a low calorie recipe be sure to see the recipe card above!

In the next section you can find more low calorie weight loss recipes like this one.

The Best Tuna Salad Recipe

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