Tuna salad

This tasty and healthy tuna salad recipe is easy on the budget and quick to make.

Tuna salad in bowl
SERVES6
TIME TO MAKE15 - 30 mins
MEAL TYPEDinner
TIME TO MAKE15 - 30 mins
MEAL TYPEDinner

Watch our video to find out how to make a tuna salad.

Method

  1. Drain juice from the canned tuna (reserve juice for dressing). Flake tuna into small pieces.
  2. Combine vinegar, oil and liquid from tuna to make the dressing.
  3. Combine all the vegetables in a large bowl. Add the tuna flakes.
  4. Pour dressing over the salad. Toss and transfer to a serving bowl.
  5. Sprinkle with black pepper.
  6. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.

Tips 

  • If fresh parsley isn’t available, use 2 Tbsp dried parsley instead.
  • 225 g
    tuna in spring water
  • 1 tbsp
    white vinegar
  • 1 tbsp
    oil
  • 3 medium 
    silverbeet leaves, finely chopped
  • cucumber, finely chopped
  • 2 sticks 
    celery, finely chopped
  • green capsicum, finely chopped
  • red or yellow capsicum, finely chopped
  • spring onions, finely chopped (optional)
  • tomatoes, finely chopped
  • 1 small 
    red onion, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup
    finely chopped parsley
  •  
    freshly ground black pepper
Per serve
  • Energy
    419kJ
  • Total Fat
    3.2g
  • Saturated Fat
    0.3g
  • Total Carbohydrate
    15.4g
  • Sugars
    8.3g
  • Dietary Fibre
    3.7g
  • Protein
    7.3g
  • Sodium
    171mg