Broccoli Tuna Salad Recipe

Broccoli Tuna Salad is a refreshing and nutritious dish that combines the goodness of broccoli and protein-rich tuna. This salad is packed with vitamins, minerals, and omega-3 fatty acids, making it a healthy choice for a light lunch or dinner. The crisp broccoli florets, tender tuna chunks, and tangy dressing create a perfect balance of flavors. It's easy to make and can be enjoyed on its own or as a side dish.

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Ingredients for Broccoli Tuna Salad Recipe

  • 1/2 cup Broccoli Florets
  • 1/4 can Tuna, Drained
  • 0.06 cup Diced Red Onion
  • 0.13 cup Sliced Cherry Tomatoes
  • 1/2 tablespoon Chopped Parsley
  • 0.06 cup Mayonnaise
  • 1/4 tablespoon Lemon Juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon Dijon Mustard
  • As required Salt And Pepper To Taste

Directions: Broccoli Tuna Salad Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Start by blanching the broccoli florets in boiling water for 2-3 minutes until they are bright green and slightly tender.
  • STEP 2.Drain the broccoli and rinse it under cold water to stop the cooking process. Pat it dry with a paper towel.
  • STEP 3.In a large bowl, combine the blanched broccoli, drained tuna chunks, diced red onion, sliced cherry tomatoes, and chopped parsley.
  • STEP 4.In a separate small bowl, whisk together the mayonnaise, lemon juice, Dijon mustard, salt, and pepper to make the dressing.
  • STEP 5.Pour the dressing over the salad ingredients and gently toss until everything is well coated.
  • STEP 6.Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes to allow the flavors to meld together.
  • STEP 7.Serve the broccoli tuna salad chilled and garnish with additional parsley if desired.

Cooking Tips

  • You can use fresh or canned tuna for this recipe. If using canned tuna, make sure to drain it well before adding it to the salad.
  • Feel free to add other vegetables like cucumber, bell peppers, or carrots to the salad for extra crunch and flavor.
  • For a lighter version, you can substitute Greek yogurt for mayonnaise in the dressing.
  • This salad can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Storage and Serving

  • Store the broccoli tuna salad in an airtight container in the refrigerator.
  • Serve the salad chilled as a light lunch or dinner option.
  • You can also enjoy it as a filling for sandwiches or wraps.
Nutrition
value
307
calories per serving
5 g Fat16 g Protein48 g Carbs3 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    5g
  • Protein
    16g
  • Carbs
    48g
  • Fiber
    3g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    48g
  • Protein
    16g
  • Fiber
    3g

Fats

  • Fat
    5g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    56mg
  • Iron
    4mg
  • Vitamin A
    185mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    3mg
  • Vitamin B6
    24mg
  • Vitamin B9
    526mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    16mg
  • Vitamin E
    1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    88mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    265mg
  • Selenium
    9mcg
  • Zinc
    2mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp