Calorie-Bomb Salads Defused

Photography by: Johnny Miller
Calorie-Bomb Salads Defused

Albacore Tuna Salad

While tuna salad is a healthier
topping than, say, fried chicken, the
mayo it’s typically loaded with can
add a lot of saturated fat—and mask
the great, fresh taste of the fish. This
tuna salad is made sans mayo and
also sneaks in some extra vegetables.

Albacore tuna salad
1 6-ounce jar water-packed tuna
1½ tablespoons lemon juice
1½ tablespoons olive oil
1∕3 cup chopped carrots, celery and
Salt and pepper to taste

3 ounces mixed baby greens
2 ounces cooked jumbo golden
beets, diced
2 ounces English cucumber, diced
5 cherry tomatoes, halved
2 ounces garbanzo beans, cooked
3 ounces albacore tuna salad
1½ tablespoons lemon juice
1½ tablespoons olive oil

For albacore tuna salad:
Combine all ingredients and refrigerate.
For salad:
Combine salad ingredients and toss
with lemon juice and olive oil. Top
with albacore tuna salad and serve
Per serving: 501 calories, 25 g fat
(3 g saturated fat), 80 mg cholesterol,
44 g protein, 30 g carbohydrates,
8 g fiber, 698 mg sodium