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A Smarter Tuna Salad

A Smarter Tuna Salad

This modern take on a classic lunch favorite includes walnuts and has 47% less calories than traditional tuna salad. The light mayonnaise simply compliments the tender tuna and crunchy celery and apples making this tuna salad light, fresh and flavorful!


  • 1 (6-ounce) can white meat tuna, packed in water
  • 1 large stalk celery, minced
  • 4 radishes, minced
  • 1 tablespoon minced red onion
  • 1/2 a granny smith apple, minced
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons minced flat-leaf parsley
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lime juice
  • 3 to 4 tablespoons reduced-fat mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup minced walnuts, lightly toasted


  1. Place the tuna in a bowl and flake with a fork.
  2. Add remaining ingredients and mix well.

Servings: 2 | Prep Time: 15 min

Nutrition Information: Calories: 207 Total Fat: 13 g Saturated Fat: 1.5 g Monounsaturated Fat: 1 g Polyunsaturated Fat: 7 g Trans Fat: 0 g Cholesterol: 25 mg Sodium: 160 mg Total Carbohydrate: 8 g Dietary Fiber: 2 g Protein: 15 g

Recipe created by Mollie Katzen

Recipe and photo credit: California Walnut Commission

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