Mexican Chopped Tuna Salad

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Mexican Chopped Tuna Salad
Author: Kim Lee
Recipe type: salad
Prep time:  20 mins
Total time:  20 mins
Serves: 13, 1 cup servings
Enjoy this - protein-packed tuna combined with chopped romaine, black beans, bell pepper, olives, sweet yellow corn, fresh tomatoes, avocado and a creamy taco-flavored dressing makes for the most incredibly tasty yumilicious tuna salads!
  • For the salad:
  • 2 (5 oz.) cans tuna
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 can black beans, drained & rinsed
  • 1 can sliced black olives, drained
  • 1 can sweet yellow corn, drained (or 1 cup frozen corn, thawed)
  • 2 roma tomatoes, diced
  • 1 heart of romaine lettuce, chopped well
  • ¼ cup cilantro, chopped
  • 2 ripe avocados or 1 large Haas avocado, diced
  • For the dressing:
  • ⅔ cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt
  • ⅓ cup mayo (or use additional Greek yogurt)
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • ½ tsp cumin
  • ½ tsp garlic salt
  • 1 tbsp taco seasoning
  1. In a large bowl, combine all salad ingredients together.
  2. In a small bowl stir all dressing ingredients together.
  3. Pour dressing over salad, gradually, as you toss to combine, then gradually add more dressing until salad is coated in dressing. Add salt to taste, as needed.
  4. Serve in a wrap, over greens or dip style with tortilla chips. Enjoy!
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 cup Calories: 199 Fat: 11.9g Saturated fat: 1.1g Carbohydrates: 15.7g Sugar: 2.3g Sodium: 375.8mg Fiber: 6.4g Protein: 9.7g