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Tuna salad for two

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    Tuna salad for two Low Sodium

    Tuna is a good source of omega-3 fatty acids, a healthful fat that may benefit brain health.

    Ingredients

    1/2 cup firmly packed basil leaves
    2 teaspoons chopped walnuts
    1 small clove garlic
    1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil
    1/8 teaspoon balsamic vinegar
    2 pouches (2.6 ounces each) low-sodium chunk light tuna in water
    6 pieces sun-dried tomatoes packed in oil, drained and chopped
    2 tablespoons light mayonnaise
    1/4 cup diced celery

    Directions

    1. In a food processor or blender, combine the basil leaves, walnuts, garlic, extra-virgin olive oil and vinegar. Blend until smooth.
    2. In a medium mixing bowl, combine tuna, pesto from step 1, sun-dried tomatoes, mayonnaise and celery. Mix well.
    3. Serve immediately or cover and store in the refrigerator.

    Makes 2 servings

    Recipe contains: fish, nuts, wheat

    Carb choices per serving: 0

    Tuna salad for two - photo

    Serve this tuna salad in a lettuce leaf “bowl” or make an open-faced sandwich by scooping the ingredients onto a thick slice of whole-grain bread.

    Nutrition Facts