Tangy Mediterranean Tuna Salad

Tangy Mediterranean Tuna Salad


"This is a great appetizer that goes well with unsalted crackers or toasted bread rounds. Adjust flavor to taste!"


10 m servings 119 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 119 kcal
  • 6%
  • Fat:
  • 9.7 g
  • 15%
  • Carbs:
  • 2.3g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 5.7 g
  • 11%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 6 mg
  • 2%
  • Sodium:
  • 378 mg
  • 15%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Combine the olives, garlic and capers in an electric food processor, and process to form a paste. With the motor still running, slowly add the olive oil through the feed tube and blend thoroughly. Then add the tuna and lemon juice, and continue processing until smooth.
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  1. 7 Ratings


this was exactly what i wanted, very tasty...i wanted kind of a simple nicoise salad type tuna salad and this was it. after tasting the initial combination with only 1 tblspn of olive oil, i did...

This turned out okay, but I would recommend a bit less garlic and half the lemon juice, or a bit of lime juice for extrea tang. It tasted good and I woul reccomend it on Saltines. **Ratica**

This is soooo great! I wanted to try something different with canned tuna and I have made this several times now.

Too olivey and too smooth. If I make again, I will cut down on the olives and just mix ingredients together.

Very nice!I didn't change a thing, and it was phoenominal! thanks for sharing this recipe! :D

really good. a healthy alternative to my tuna salad that is usually dripping with mayo!

My advice if you would like to make a sandwich from this (or serve on a bed of lettuce if watching carbs) is to half all of the ingredients, except the tuna and lemon juice, and process all of t...