Light, Bright Tuna Salad

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Author Notes: This light, bright tuna salad makes a great weeknight meal. Bold and flavorful – you won’t miss the calories.

Serves 3

  • 2 packets tuna in water
  • 2 tablespoons beet horseradish
  • 2 tablespoons fresh dill, chopped
  • 1/4 cup red onion, diced
  • 2 teaspoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 medium red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 tablespoon capers
  • 1 can garbanzo beans, washed & drained
  • 2 ribs celery, diced
  • 1/4 preserved lemon, diced
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried ground chipotle
  • Salt & pepper to taste
  1. Prep all ingredients. Toss all ingredients together in a large bowl. Taste. Salt & pepper to your liking.
  2. Serves 2 + 1 for a light dinner & lunch. You can beef this salad up with some crusty bread or crackers, but it is perfectly satisfying without.

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8 months ago Gastography

Glad you enjoyed it. I absolutely love the combination of dill, horseradish and capers - it's a flavor combination that really gets under my skin, begging for a repeat.


8 months ago ntt2

I made this today after searching for ingredients in my pantry that were about to expire. The flavors are really fabulous!