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Fresh Summer Healthy Tuna Salad

Fresh Summer Healthy Tuna Salad

Ingredients:

  • 1 can (5 oz) tuna in water, drained

  • 1/4 cup Greek yogurt (plain, non-fat)

  • 2 tablespoons light mayonnaise

  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

  • 1/4 cup diced celery

  • 1/4 cup diced red onion

  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Instructions:

  1. In a medium bowl, combine the drained tuna, Greek yogurt, mayonnaise, and lemon juice. Mix well to combine.

  2. Add the diced celery, red onion, and chopped parsley to the tuna mixture. Stir until all the ingredients are evenly distributed.

  3. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Adjust the seasonings according to your preference.

  4. Serve the tuna salad as desired. It can be enjoyed in a sandwich, wrap, or on top of a bed of greens.

Macronutrient breakdown (approximate values) for the entire tuna salad recipe:

  • Tuna: Approximately 25g protein, negligible carbs, 1g fat

  • Greek Yogurt: Approximately 16g protein, 4g carbs, negligible fat

  • Light Mayonnaise: Negligible protein, negligible carbs, approximately 12g fat

  • Lemon Juice: Negligible protein, 2g carbs, negligible fat

  • Celery: Negligible protein, 1g carbs, negligible fat

  • Red Onion: Negligible protein, 1g carbs, negligible fat

  • Fresh Parsley: Negligible protein, negligible carbs, negligible fat

The total macronutrient breakdown for the entire tuna salad recipe is approximately:

  • Protein: 41g

  • Carbs: 8g

  • Fats: 13g

The overall calorie count will depend on the specific brands and quantities of ingredients used. However, as a general estimate, the tuna salad recipe will have approximately 280-320 calories for the entire recipe.

Please note that these values are approximate and can vary based on the specific brands and quantities of ingredients used. It's always a good idea to check the nutrition labels of the specific products you use for accurate macronutrient and calorie information.

Enjoy your nutritious and protein-packed tuna salad!




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