Healthy Tuna Egg Salad



tuna egg salad

Tuna salad meets egg salad is this delicious, easy recipe! So versatile, eat alone or make a sandwich, lettuce wrap or main course salad. Be sure to check out my serving tips below, for quick, tasty recipes. Each ½ cup serving has 139 calories 6 grams of fat and 4 Weight Watchers SmartPoints.

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes for eggs


Ingredients

1 (5 oz) can chunk white albacore tuna, packed in water, drained well

2½ tablespoons light mayonnaise, I like Best Foods Light (Hellman’s)

2 large eggs, I like Egg-land Best eggs

½ cup celery, diced

2½ tablespoons pickle relish

2 teaspoons mustard or spicy brown


Instructions

1. To Hard Boil Eggs: Place eggs in a small pot and cover with cold water. Set timer for 20 minutes. Bring water to a boil. Next, turn down to simmer and cook until timer goes off, after 20 minutes. Drain water in sink. Add cold water and ice cubes to pot, to cool eggs quickly, if desired. Once cool, peel and grate with a food grater or chop into small pieces.

2. In a medium bowl, add drained tuna and break up with a fork. Add mayonnaise and mix well.  Stir in grated eggs, celery. pickle relish and mustard.

3. Store in refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Makes 1½ cups total. Each serving ½ cup.


Serving Tips
To Make Sandwiches: Use 1 sandwich thin per sandwich. Open each sandwich thin and spread ½ cup of tuna on bottom of each. Top with 1 large slice of tomato. Top each with remaining half of sandwich thin. Makes 3 sandwiches, each ½ cup tuna egg salad

To Make Lettuce Wraps: Top each lettuce leaf with ¼ cup tuna egg salad and spread a little over leaf.  Top each lettuce wrap with a slice of tomato. Makes 5 lettuce wraps, each ¼ cup tuna egg salad 

To Make a Salad:In a medium bowl, add 3 cups chopped romaine, cup chopped celery and carrots. Toss with 2 tablespoon Skinny Ranch Dressing or your favorite light dressing. Top with ½ cup tuna egg salad. Drizzle top with ½ tablespoon more dressing, if desired.


Weight Watchers SmartPoints
4
Weight Watchers POINTS PLUS
 
3

SKINNY FACTS: for ½ cup tuna egg salad
139 calories, 6g fat, 1.5g sat. fat, 141mg chol, 13g prot, 6g carbs, 0g fiber, 370mg sod, 3g sugar