Mediterranean Tuna Salad Recipe – 3 Smart Points

Mediterranean Tuna Salad

Talk about a light lunch idea that takes little effort, is satisfying, and requires no cooking! This Mediterranean Tuna Salad puts a new, healthier and tastier spin on a traditional tuna salad recipe. There’s no mayo in this version, and it’s packed full of fresh vegetables, garbanzo beans, and olives, so it’s not short on nutrition. But it’s still low in fat, low in calories and high in lean protein, making it an ideal Weight Watchers lunch recipe that you are sure to love. The fresh lemon, garlic, and parsley add so much flavor to the salad that you won’t even miss the mayo – I promise. Not only is the salad incredibly delicious and filling, it requires no cooking, so you can throw this dish together in about 15 minutes. Serve it over toasted bread, fresh greens, or eat as is. At just 3 Smart Points per serving, this healthy salad is a winner!

Mediterranean Tuna Salad
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Kick that standard tuna salad up a notch with this easy and flavorful version that’s mayonnaise free and paleo friendly.
Servings Prep Time
8 servings 15 minutes
Cook Time
0 minutes
Servings Prep Time
8 servings 15 minutes
Cook Time
0 minutes
Mediterranean Tuna Salad
Print Recipe
Kick that standard tuna salad up a notch with this easy and flavorful version that’s mayonnaise free and paleo friendly.
Servings Prep Time
8 servings 15 minutes
Cook Time
0 minutes
Servings Prep Time
8 servings 15 minutes
Cook Time
0 minutes
Ingredients
  • 2 cans light tuna in water drained
  • 1 small red bell pepper finely chopped
  • 1/2 medium a red onion finely chopped
  • 1 large cucumber diced
  • 2 cloves of garlic minced
  • 1 cup garbanzo beans drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 cup pitted black olives halved
  • 1/4 cup pitted kalamata olives halved
  • 1/3 cup fresh parsley finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • Juice and zest of 1 lemon
  • Salt and pepper to taste
Servings: servings
Instructions
  1. Combine all ingredients in a large bowl, and toss to combine.
Recipe Notes

Entire recipe makes 8 servings
Serving size is about 1 cup
Each serving = 3 Smart Points

PER SERVING: 127 calories; 8g fat; 1g saturated fat; 6g carbohydrates; 1g fiber; 0g sugar; 8g protein

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  1. Verla Farrens Gardner says:

    10 pages of almost nothing on pages for a one page recipe. Don’t we care about the environment anymore? That is excessive use of my paper.

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