Avocado Tuna Salad Recipe

avocado tuna salad recipe

This Avocado Tuna Salad has a simple and surprising combination of ingredients but it just works! This tuna salad can be served on the side with dinner or as a very satisfying lunch because it comes together quickly and is loaded with protein. This super easy to make salad is healthy, light and refreshing and is great for a keto or low-carb diet. No mayo needed. The lemon juice and cilantro give it incredible fresh flavor – this may just become your new favorite tuna salad.

Avocado Tuna Salad Recipe


  • 12 oz. can of tuna in water, drained and flaked
  • 3 small Hass avocado, peeled, pitted and cubed
  • 1 English cucumber, sliced
  • 1 small red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 c cilantro, chopped
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. In a large salad, bowl, combine sliced cucumber, cubed avocado, thinly sliced red onion, drained tuna and 1/4 c cilantro.
  2. Drizzle salad ingredients with 2 tbsp lemon juice, 2 tbsp olive oil, salt and black pepper to taste.
  3. Toss to combine all ingredients and serve.

Makes 6 servings: 2 proteins, 1 veggie each

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