mayo free tuna salad recipe
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Mayo Free Tuna Salad Recipe

Extra virgin olive oil, fresh lemon juice, crunchy celery, and a touch of scallions and fresh herbs are combined together for a simple, refreshing, satisfying, and nutritious meal.
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Lunch
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Keyword: easy tuna salad
Servings: 4
Calories: 175kcal
Author: Aliye Aydin


  • 2 5 oz. cans Wild Planet tuna, DO NOT DRAIN
  • 3 Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 Tablespoon chopped sweet gherkins or capers
  • 1 large scallion
  • 1 large stalk celery
  • 2 Tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 2 Tablespoons (or more) freshly chopped Italian parsley
  • 6 grinds black pepper


  • In a medium sized bowl, combine tuna with all other ingredients. Mix together thoroughly, flaking the tuna into smaller pieces with a fork as you stir. 
  • Serve with your favorite crackers or chopped fresh veggies. 


Calories: 175kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 30mg | Sodium: 562mg | Potassium: 209mg | Vitamin A: 5.8% | Vitamin C: 7.8% | Calcium: 2.8% | Iron: 9.5%