Healthy Tuna Salad

This isn’t your grandma’s tuna salad.  Over 20g of protein per serving and full of great flavor, crisp veggies and filling ingredients for a quick and healthy lunch.  

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Healthy Tuna Salad

Course: Lunch
Keyword: Easy Lunch, Gluten Free, High Protein, Under 30 Minutes, Weeknight Meals
Servings: 4 servings
Author: Denise


  • 1/2 cup Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise or avocado mayonnaise
  • 1 small avocado
  • Kosher salt
  • Black pepper
  • 4 cans white tuna fish packed in water drained
  • 4 stalks celery diced
  • 1/2 large English cucumber peeled and cubed
  • 1/3 cup fresh dill minced
  • 1/2 cup pitted green olives sliced
  • 4-6 slices whole wheat bread gluten free, if desired

To Serve:

  • Fresh dill
  • Capers
  • Microgreens


  • In a food processor, combine greek yogurt, mayonnaise, avocado, 1 tsp kosher salt and 1/2 tsp black pepper.  Blend until smooth.
  • In a large bowl, add yogurt mixture with remaining ingredients (through green olives).  Gently mix well to combine.  Taste and season as needed with additional salt and pepper.
  • Toast bread.  Assemble open faced sandwich by topping bread with microgreens and tuna mixture.  Top with fresh dill and capers.
  • Serve with fruit or chips.


Serves 4-6
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