Mexican Chopped Tuna Salad in lettuce wraps
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4.13 from 8 votes
Nutrition Facts
Mexican Chopped Tuna Salad
Amount Per Serving (1 cup)
Calories 199 Calories from Fat 107
% Daily Value*
Fat 11.9g18%
Saturated Fat 1.1g7%
Sodium 375.8mg16%
Carbohydrates 15.7g5%
Fiber 6.4g27%
Sugar 2.3g3%
Protein 9.7g19%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Servings:13 1 cup servings
Mexican Chopped Tuna Salad
Prep Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
 

This Mexican inspired tuna salad is packed with tons of fresh veggies, tuna fish, and a creamy taco-flavored dressing. It’s a delicious, light meal served in tortilla wraps, lettuce wraps or with tortilla chips!

Ingredients
For the salad:
  • 2 (5 oz.) cans tuna packed in water, drained
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 can black beans, drained & rinsed
  • 1 can sliced black olives, drained
  • 1 can sweet yellow corn, drained (or 1 cup frozen corn, thawed)
  • 2 roma tomatoes, diced
  • 1 heart of romaine lettuce, chopped well
  • ¼ cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 2 ripe avocados or 1 large Haas avocado, peeled & diced
For the dressing:
  • cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt*
  • cup mayo (or use additional Greek yogurt)
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • ½ tsp cumin
  • ½ tsp garlic salt
  • 1 tbsp taco seasoning
Instructions
  1. In a large bowl, combine all salad ingredients together.
  2. In a small bowl stir all dressing ingredients together.
  3. Pour dressing over salad, gradually, as you toss to combine, then gradually add more dressing until salad is coated in dressing. Add salt to taste, as needed.
  4. Serve in a wrap, over greens or dip style with tortilla chips. Enjoy!
Recipe Notes

*Feel free to use a dairy free variety of plain yogurt to keep this recipe dairy free.

Photos by Danielle from Our Salty Kitchen.

Author: Kim Lee
Course: Main, Salad, sandwich
Cuisine: American, Mexican
Keyword: best mexican tuna salad, healthy tuna salad, mexican tuna salad

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