Mock Tuna Salad

Mock Tuna Salad


"This is a chickpea spread that tastes like tuna salad! No kidding! Great served in a sandwich."


20 m servings 220 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 220 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 7.2 g
  • 11%
  • Carbs:
  • 32.7g
  • 11%
  • Protein:
  • 7 g
  • 14%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 3 mg
  • < 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 507 mg
  • 20%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. 632 Ratings


Awesome! I have been vegetarian for almost nine years, and tuna sandwiches/tuna melts and hamburgers are the only things I have missed. Well, this recipe has answered my tuna cravings. I made a ...

I've made this a few times and really liked it, but last time made a couple of modifications. First, as someone else mentioned in a review, I used lowfat plain yogurt instead of mayo. I also a...

I happen to love tuna salad sandwiches. I'd say that the only thing reminiscent of tuna salad (or egg salad for that matter) are the condiments used to flavor this. However, I love chickpeas/g...

Wow, I was very impressed with this! I have been wanting tuna salad for a long time (no fish!) and this totally hit the spot. I didn't rinse the garbanzo beans (reserved a lot of the flavor, I t...

We had it in a sandwich and, while it certainly looks like tuna salad, and the consistency is pretty similar, it does not taste 'just like tuna.' Maybe it's because I eat canned tuna in sandwich...

So good! How have I been vegetarian for 8 years, and never tried something so simple? Like most people, I changed the recipe to accommodate my taste and what I had on hand. I substituted swee...

It has its own unique flavor. The chickpeas need to really be mashed well, so use a blender. Add plenty of celery and onion, salt and pepper, and even sliced grapes and pecans, and it makes a ni...

Surprisingly good! A keeper! Easy & tasty. A cross between tuna and egg salad.

It doesn't taste exactly like tuna salad but it sure kills the cravings! Actually, I even think I like this better than real tuna salad!