Mediterranean Tuna Salad

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Place drained tuna in a medium bowl. Use a fork to break apart chunks of tuna. Add carrot, cucumber, peas and salad dressing. Mix well. Serve immediately or make ahead, cover and refridgerate until ready to serve. Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.


Serve on lettuce leaves or make sandwiches with whole wheat or pocket (pita) bread.


3 cans (5 ounces each) tuna in water, drained
1 cup carrot, peeled and coarsely grated (about 2 medium carrots)
2 cups diced cucumber
1 1⁄2 cups peas, canned and drained or thawed from frozen
3⁄4 cup low-fat Italian salad dressing


Can opener, Medium Bowl, Fork, Grater

More About Cucumber

How to Select

Choose firm, well shaped cucumbers with dark green color and heavy for size.

How to Store

Refrigerate in a plastic bag with some air holes.

How to Prepare

Rinse in cold water. Trim ends. If skin is tough or waxed, peel. If seeds are hard, scoop out. Add fresh cucumber to salads and sandwiches. Have as a snack with dips.