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Tuna Salad Recipe

With Lemon French Dressing

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tuna salad recipe
 We have paired this Tuna Salad recipe with the Lemon French Dressing. The two go great together and makes for a light and healthy side dish or even the main course.

Tuna is a great, healthy protein that really adds to this tossed salad.

If you prefer another dressing, then use that instead of the dressing recipe below.


Tuna Salad Recipe

Below is the recipe for the salad and the dressing.

Each set of ingredients and directions are separate, so if you only want one or the other, you can do that easily.

You can add more veggies to the salad to make it personalized for you.

Recipe Type

Main Dish, Salad, Side Dish

Degree of Difficulty

Very easy

Ingredients for Salad

  • 2 Tomatoes, medium
  • 8 Romaine lettuce leaves
  • 4 oz Chunk white tuna
  • 1 Tbsp Green onion chopped
  • 2 tsp Parsley chopped
  • 4 Tbsp Sesame seeds

Ingredients for Dressing

  • 2 tsp Olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp Dijon-style mustard
  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 tsp red wine vinegar
  • 1 1/2 tsp water
  • Dash of salt and pepper

Directions for Salad

  1. In salad bowl, combine tomatoes, lettuce, tuna and onions.
  2. Prepare Lemon French Dressing per instructions below.
  3. Pour dressing over salad and toss.
  4. Sprinkle with parsley and sesame seeds.

Directions for Dressing

  • In a small bowl, combine oil and mustard and whip until creamy.
  • Add lemon juice, vinegar, water, salt and pepper.
  • Stir to combine.

Cooking Times

Preparation Time: About 5 minutes for salad and 5 minutes for dressing
Cooking Time: n/a

Total Time: 10 minutes (for both)

Nutrition Facts for Tuna Salad Recipe

Nutrition facts shown below are per serving. The number of serving is noted in the header section below.

The serving size is the first item noted on the nutrition facts table.


Tuna Salad
Nutrition Per Serving

Number of Servings: 2
Serving Size 1 salad
Calories 221
Total Fat 11.3g
      Sat Fat 1.8g
Cholesterol 23.8mg
Sodium 232.7mg
Total Carbohydrates 13.5g
      Fiber 6.2g
      Sugar 5g
Protein 19.3g
Lemon French Dressing
Nutrition Per Serving

Number of Servings: 2
Serving Size n/a
Calories 43
Total Fat 4.6g
      Sat Fat <1g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 161.6mg
Total Carbohydrates <1g
      Fiber <1g
      Sugar <1g
Protein <1g

Weight Watchers Points

Orig. WW Pts: 5 (for salad), 1 (for dressing)
Points Plus: 6 (for salad), 1 (for dressing)

Note: All ingredients are included in the points plus calculation. Removing the veggies fromt he salad nutrition makes the points plus a total of 5.

Tips

To save on some calories and points, you can skip the sesame seeds for this salad recipe.

Source

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