How to make the best low carb tuna salad ever. Sometimes life does not have to be complicated and simple is good. This tuna salad is one of those simple things in life because it is easy to make, fast, low carb and delicious. Let me show you how to make the best low carb tuna salad. Lets get started!
There are many ways to make tuna salad. The secret to a good salad is to not saturate it with a ton of dressing but also to take enough dressing to enhance the flavor.
Tuna is a versatile ingredient and is always great to use in a salad. Either as the main ingredient or to use it as a supporting ingredient.
In the salad we are making the tuna is front and center and we use canned tuna which is totally different from fresh tuna but great in a salad. This salad is also really cheap because the cost of a can of tuna is really low.
This recipe is great fresh summer salad it is low carb and only contains 6.6 grams of carbohydrates. So if you are on a low carb or Keto diet you can definitely eat this salad.
Low carb tuna salad ingredients
This tuna salad contains ingredients everybody has in the fridge or in the pantry. You need the following ingredients:
- Can of tuna
- Yogurt or kwark
- Small red onion
- Chives preferably fresh
- Lemon juice
- Salt and pepper to taste
How to make the best low carb tuna salad ever
This is a very easy recipe and does not require a stove or oven. All you need is a bowl and a spoon or fork. Start by chopping the onion, pickle and chives finely.
Drain the can of tuna and put the tuna in a bowl. Pull the tuna apart. Then add the finely diced onion, pickle and chives.
Put the mayonaise, mustard and yogurt in the bowl as well. As yogurt contains less fat and is a little sour you add some freshness to the salad.
Now it is time to start combining all the ingredients together. Just use a fork and stir the ingredients into a salad. To complete sprinkle the lemon juice on the salad.
If you like a rustic salad leave the tuna a little chunky else if you stir it through it will become a very smooth salad. You are done and your salad is ready to serve.
Options to add to this tuna salad
This is just a basic tuna salad if you want you can add many options, like:
- Soft boiled egg
- Finely diced bell pepper
- White onion
Eat with tuna salad
You could eat this salad by itself but it will tast even better if you eat it with:
- Toast just but a couple of slices in a toaster
- Fresh bread like no knead bread
- Crackers are also great to eat with tuna salad
- Arepas the South American bread cakes are great with tuna salad
- Soft tortilla as the tortilla can be eaten with everything
See how to make the best low carb tuna salad ever
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How to make the best low carb tuna salad ever using canned tuna and 6 more ingredients. You do not want to miss this recipe.
- 1 can of tuna 160 gram
- 1,5 tbsp of mayonaise
- 1 tbsp of mustard
- 1 tbsp yogurt
- Small red onion finely diced
- 1 pickle finely diced
- 2 tbsp chives finely diced
- Salt and pepper to taste
Drain the can of tuna and put the tuna in a bowl. Pull the tuna apart
Add the diced onion, pickle and chives
Put the mayonaise, mustard and yogurt in the bowl as well
Combining all the ingredients together. Just use a fork and stir the ingredients into a salad.
Sprinkle the lemon juice on the salad
Calories: 283; Fat: 16.5g; Carbs: 6.6g; Protein: 26.1g;