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Mediterranean Tuna Salad Healthy, No Mayo

A very light, fresh, and appetizing Tuna Salad Without Mayo. Marinated for 1 hour, flavored with lemon, olives, capers, onion, oregano.
Prep Time10 mins
Course: Appetizer, Salad
Cuisine: Greek
Keyword: easy, healthy, salad
Servings: 2 individual salads or 1 salad bowl
Calories: 310kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 can (150 grams) tuna in water drained
  • ½ cup (45 grams) minced red onion
  • 2 teaspoons chopped capers
  • 1,5 tablespoons (25 grams) olive slices
  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon red wine vinegar
  • 3 teaspoons lemon juice fresh
  • teaspoon dried oregano
  • 4-5 large Romaine lettuce leaves
  • 1 medium-sized ripe tomato

Instructions

  • In a small mixing bowl mix together the tuna, the onion, capers, and olive slices.
  • In a small bowl whisk together the olive oil, red wine vinegar, lemon juice, and oregano. Pour over the tuna.
  • Season lightly with salt and pepper and mix well with a spoon. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and add it to the fridge for 1 hour. Or keep it like this for up to 2-3 days and use it inside sandwiches etc.
  • When you are ready to serve, shred the lettuce and place it on a plate or two if you wish to serve individual salads.
  • Add the tuna salad in the center and decorate with thinly cut tomato slices all around.
  • You may serve with an extra drizzle of olive oil or lemon on top if you like.

Nutrition

Serving: 1individual salad | Calories: 310kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 17g | Cholesterol: 27mg | Sodium: 403mg | Potassium: 497mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 5492IU | Vitamin C: 17mg | Calcium: 65mg | Iron: 3mg