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Tuna Salad with Cucumbers

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Recipe Notes

  • Serve on lettuce leaves or make sandwiches with whole wheat or pocket (pita) bread.
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Prep time: 15 minutes
Makes: 5 cups
Nutrition Facts: View Label

Ingredients

3 cans (5 ounces each) tuna in water, drained
1 cup carrot, peeled and coarsely grated (about 2 medium carrots)
2 cups diced cucumber
1 ½ cups peas, canned and drained or thawed from frozen
¾ cup low-fat Italian salad dressing

Directions

  1. Wash hands with soap and water.
  2. Place drained tuna in a medium bowl. Use a fork to break apart chunks of tuna.
  3. Add carrot, cucumber, peas and salad dressing. Mix well.
  4. Serve immediately or make ahead, cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.
  5. Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.

Comment

I'm used to a creamy tuna salad (made with mayo) so when making this recipe I added a couple of tablespoons of plain yogurt. Our family really loved it! It's also delicious tucked into a whole wheat pita, tortilla, or even as a sandwich on whole wheat bread.

Our family loved this recipe. And we liked that we had leftovers too!

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