Avocado Tuna Salad Recipe
Posted November 10, 2023 by: Admin
Experience the delightful combination of ingredients in this Avocado Tuna Salad – a simple yet surprising dish that just works! Whether served as a side with dinner or as a satisfying lunch, this protein-packed salad comes together quickly.
The avocado provides a creamy texture without the need for mayo, while the lemon juice and cilantro add incredible fresh flavor, making this your potential new favorite tuna salad.
P.S. Here’s a little secret: This salad is closely related to the #1 recipe on my site of all time – an instant hit that inspired this creation!
Ingredients for Avocado Tuna Salad (print the recipe below):
What Kind of Tuna is Best for Tuna Salad?
We recommend using drained Solid White Albacore Tuna in oil for more flavor and better form, but you can substitute with well-drained tuna in water if you prefer.
Make-Ahead Tip: Add salt just before serving to maintain cucumber crispness. To prepare in advance, combine all ingredients (excluding salt), cover, and refrigerate. Season with salt just before serving.
If I could, I would pass you a fork so you could experience this amazing tuna salad for yourself. It’s worth discovering, and this tuna salad recipe is meant to be shared!
- In a large salad bowl, combine: sliced cucumber, sliced avocado, thinly sliced red onion, drained tuna, and 1/4 cup cilantro
- Drizzle salad ingredients with 2 Tbsp lemon juice, 2 Tbsp olive oil, 1 tsp salt and 1/8 tsp black pepper (or season to taste). Toss to combine and serve.