Citrus Tuna Salad

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Refreshing twist on tuna salad, great for any occasion!  Serve as an appetizer topped with fresh herbs or in a pita for lunch or dinner! 

gluten-free-icon.gif Gluten Free

Ingredients

  • 1 (12 ounce) can chunk light tuna in water, drained
  • ¼ cup carrots, finely diced
  • 3 Tablespoons red onion, finely diced
  • 3 Tablespoons roasted and salted sunflower seed kernels
  • 3 Tablespoons French's® honey Dijon mustard
  • Juice of half a lime
  • Dash of black pepper
  • 1 avocado, seeded, flesh only
  • 24 Cracked Pepper and Olive Oil Triscuits® (choose gluten free crackers for GF version)

Directions

  1.  In a small bowl, combine tuna, carrots, red onion, sunflower seeds, mustard, lime juice, and black pepper and mix well.
  2. Option 1: Spread about 1 teaspoon avocado on cracker and top with about 1 tablespoon of tuna salad. Option 2:  Spread inside of pita or gluten free wrap with fresh avocado and add salad. Enjoy!!

Serves 8

Nutrition Information (for option 1)
Per 3 crackers
Calories: 155
Total Fat:  5 g
     Saturated Fat:  1 g
Sodium:   203 mg
Total Carbohydrate:  22 g
     Dietary Fiber:  4 g
Protein:  6 g