Protein Powerhouse Tuna Delight
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Protein Powerhouse Tuna Delight

  • This tuna salad is packed with protein from the tuna and Greek yogurt, while being low in calories due to the use of yogurt instead of mayonnaise. It’s a nutritious and satisfying meal option that’s perfect for a light lunch or dinner.

Now, let’s calculate the total macronutrients and calories for this modified recipe:

  • Total protein ≈ 37 grams
  • Total fat ≈ 2 grams
  • Total carbohydrates ≈ 4 grams
  • Total calories ≈ 182 calories


  • 1 can of water-packed tuna, drained.
  • 1/4 cup plain Greek yogurt.
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 stalk celery finely chopped.
  • 1/4 red onion finely chopped.
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley.
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Optional: mixed salad greens or whole grain bread for serving


  • In a mixing bowl, combine the drained tuna, plain Greek yogurt, Dijon mustard, chopped celery, chopped red onion, fresh lemon juice, and chopped parsley.
  • Mix all the ingredients together until well combined.
  • Season the tuna salad with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Serve the tuna salad over a bed of mixed salad greens or in a whole grain bread sandwich.
  • Enjoy your high-protein, low-calorie tuna salad!