Tuna Salad with Mesclun, Basil, and Sprouts

Difficulty: Beginner Prep Time 25 min Total Time 25 mins Servings: 4 Best Season: Suitable throughout the year


This quick and healthy tuna salad recipe features mesclun, basil and sprouts.



  1. Flake the tuna into a small bowl. Add the celery, onion, yogurt, mustard, vinegar, and dill and mix well.

  2. In a large bowl, toss the greens, basil, and sprouts with the vinaigrette.To compose the salad, arrange the tossed greens on four large plates. Add equal portions of avocado, egg, bell pepper, and tomatoes to each serving. Using an ice cream scoop, portion the tuna salad in the center of the greens. Garnish with fresh pepper and edible flowers, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size

Servings 4

Amount Per Serving
Calories 227
Calories from Fat
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g8%
Saturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 83mg28%
Sodium 412mg18%
Potassium 1075mg31%
Total Carbohydrate 19g7%
Dietary Fiber 5g20%
Sugars 10g
Protein 31g62%

Vitamin A %
Vitamin C 111%
Calcium 21%
Iron 24%
Vitamin D 9%
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* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


Average cost of recipe per serving: $3.89

Note: The costs are an estimated calculation and are subject to variation depending on the time of year and your location.

Adapted from: www.superfoodsrx.com

Keywords: Tuna, Mesclun Green, Nonfat Plain Yogurt, Alfalfa Sprouts

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