Tuna Salad

Tuna Salad

Makes: 4 servings

Carbs per Serving: 12 grams             

Protein per Serving: 16.75 grams

Fat per Serving: 12 grams

Ingredients:

?         1 cup drained chunky light tuna in water, shredded

?         4 cups chopped romaine lettuce

?         1/2 cup minced fresh parsley

?         1/2 cup chopped fresh mint

?         2 small zucchinis, sliced lengthwise

?         2 large tomatoes, diced

?         20 large Kalamata olives, pitted

?         1 avocado, pitted, peeled and diced

?         2 green onions, sliced

?         2 Tbsp balsamic vinegar

?         2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil

?         1/2 tsp fine sea salt

?         1 tsp freshly ground black pepper

 

Instructions:

  • Grill the zucchini slices until lightly charred. Transfer to a plate and set aside.
  • In a bowl, toss together the tomatoes, olives, zucchini, avocado, green onion, and tuna.
  • Arrange the lettuce on a platter and add the tuna salad on top.
  • In a bowl, whisk together the balsamic vinegar and olive oil. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Drizzle the dressing on top of the salad and toss to combine.
  • Serve at once or chilled.