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Avocado Tuna Salad

Avocado Tuna Salad
Author: Molly Devine, RD
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Serves: 4 servings
Some browning from the avocado is natural. Store this tightly sealed in refrigerator and stir before serving to reduce browning.
Ingredients
  • 1 medium ripe avocado (a ripe avocado feels like a ripe peach; gives when pressed firmly, but not overly mushy)
  • 2 4-oz cans no salt added tuna packed in water; drained
  • 2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil-based mayonnaise
  • 1 cup finely chopped celery
  • Optional Add-ins: (choose one to get full veggie serving)
  • chopped fresh cilantro
  • chopped cucumber
  • chopped green or red pepper
  • chopped green onions or scallions
  • chopped spinach or kale
Instructions
  1. Chop avocado and place in a medium bowl. Add tuna, lemon juice, mayo and celery.
  2. Using a fork, mash all ingredients together until smooth and creamy.
  3. Add in any other veggies you are using
  4. Enjoy atop a salad, on toast, with crackers, in a sandwich, or by itself.
Serving size: 2 oz tuna (approximately 3/4 cup salad with veggie add-ins) Calories: 177 Fat: 12g Saturated fat: 1g Sugar: 0g Sodium: 75mg Protein: 16g
Notes
2 Protein 1 Healthy Fat 1 Vegetable
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