Mexican Tuna Salad

Mexican Tuna Salad

South-of-the-border seasonings spice up a basic tuna salad. Serve over lettuce or try as an appetizer dip with baked corn chips.

Nutirion Profile: Diabetes Appropriate Gluten Free Diet Healthy Weight Heart Healthy Low Calorie Low Carb Low Cholesterol Low Sat Fat

Serves Prep Time Total Time
2 10 min 10 min



  • 1 6-ounce ca chunk light tuna in water, drained and flaked
  • 1 green bell pepper, minced
  • 2 scallions, minced
  • 1/4 cup prepared green salsa
  • 6 pimiento-stuffed olives, chopped
  • 2 tablespoon reduced-fat mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • Freshly ground pepper, to taste

Cooking Instruction

Step 1

Combine tuna, bell pepper, scallions, salsa, olives, mayonnaise, lime juice and cumin in a medium bowl. Mix with a fork; season with pepper.


  • Serving: Per serving
  • Calories: 192
  • Carbohydrates: 8g
  • Fat: 8g
  • Protein: 23g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2g
  • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 1g
  • Cholesterol: 31mg
  • Potassium: 372mg
  • Sodium: 841mg
  • Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 3 very lean meat, 1 fat (mono)
  • Carbohydrate Servings: 1/2

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