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 2 Blue WW Freestyle SmartPoints and 4 Green.

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 yellow 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.


WW Freestyle SmartPoints
2-Blue

WW SmartPoints
4-Green
WW 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, 4g sugar
FACTS: for Freestyle SmartPoints
45 calories, 0g sat. fat, 0g protein, 4g sugar

Comments

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    My best,
    Nancy

  2. Beverly, the celery just adds crunch so you can easily leave it out or you could add diced carrots.
    Enjoy!
    My best,
    Nancy

  3. I am on Weight Watchers and I have been CRAVING tuna salad for weeks. I saved the email with the recipe and finally made it today – it is DELICIOUS!!! Super easy to make – I boiled the eggs this morning and threw the recipe together at lunch time and it is absolutely my favorite tuna salad recipe. Thank you so much for posting this, and thank you for including the WW points – it is so convenient to have recipes that I don’t have to spend time calculating points!

  4. Wonderful Sharon, thank you! I’m so happy you like this tuna salad. Yes, it’s so simple and super yummy!
    Best of luck to you on Weight Watchers,
    Nancy

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