Avocado Tuna Salad Recipe: Creamy 5-Minute Tuna Salad in Avocado Boats (No Mayonnaise!) by Meredith Schneider

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4 months ago
Avocado Tuna Salad Recipe: Creamy 5-Minute Tuna Salad in Avocado Boats (No Mayonnaise!)

Keep healthy eating simple by starting small. If you want to keep your meals healthy and cringe at the thought of using mayonnaise, then swap it out for avocado. Avocado tastes amazing and is crazy healthy for you! Did you know that avocados provide nearly 20 essential nutrients, including fiber, potassium, vitamin E, B vitamins and folic acid.

Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes

Servings: 2

Ingredients

  • 1 can tuna, drained
  • 1 avocado, mashed
  • 4 sweet peppers, chopped
  • 1/8 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 4 leaves romaine lettuce or 1 avocado, cut in half

Here's how to make them:

  1. In a bowl, combine the avocado, chopped peppers, tuna and salt and pepper. Mix well. 
  2. Divide evening between the four lettuce leaves or avocado halves. 
  3. Garnish with chopped tomato and red onion, if desired.

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Donna John
What kind of sweet peppers do you use, Meredith Schneider?
Elisa A. Schmitz 30Seconds
This looks amazing - great lunch idea for today! Thanks Meredith Schneider! xoxo
Meredith Schneider
Thanks Elisa All 30SecondMom! Perfect for lunch or a snack and very filling. Enjoy! xo :) <3
Meredith Schneider
Donna John they come in a bag in the produce department. The brand varies depending on shipments. So yummy!
Donna John
I love all peppers, so a variety does sound yummy! Going to make this for lunch this week. I've made chicken salad like this, but never tuna. It's so good for you!
Kelli Porcaro
yep...I'll be making these! Thank you Meredith Schneider
Meredith Schneider
So yummy Kelli Schulte! Like Donna John said you can do it with chicken salad. I recently try it with some left over steak. Mmmmmm! So many variations to get your protein and healthy fats all on one plate. :)
Naimah Razak
This looks delicious and healthy. Will have to try it out!

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