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Tuna Salad Recipe

Lil' Luna
Chopped Tuna Salad is the perfect summer side dish. Filled with fresh crisp veggies the color of the rainbow, protein packed tuna, and tossed in a light and refreshing lemon vinaigrette.
5 from 10 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 8
Calories 201 kcal


For the Salad:

  • 2 heads Romaine heart chopped
  • 1 avocado diced
  • 7 ounces white albacore tuna flaked with fork
  • 1 cucumber quartered
  • 1 red bell pepper diced
  • 1 yellow bell pepper diced
  • 1/4 red onion sliced
  • 1 cup dry pasta

Lemon Vinaigrette:

  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoon shallot minced
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1/2 teaspoon granulated sugar or honey
  • 2 tablespoons white balsamic vinegar


For the Salad:

  • Cook pasta according to direction on package. Drain and place in a bowl of ice cold water. Drain again.
  • Place all vegetables in a bowl along with the cooled and drained pasta. Drizzle with dressing and toss.

Lemon Vinaigrette:

  • Place vinaigrette ingredients in a food processor or small blender and pulse until smooth.


Calories: 201kcalCarbohydrates: 15gProtein: 9gFat: 11gSaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 7mgSodium: 114mgPotassium: 305mgFiber: 1gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 2985IUVitamin C: 50.5mgCalcium: 19mgIron: 0.9mg
Keyword Tuna Salad
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