Zesty Tuna Quinoa Salad

Meal Type: Salads

Summer is going to be here before we know it and that means making more fast and refreshing meals! This Zesty Tuna Quinoa Salad uses Ocean’s Pole&Line Chunk Light Tuna, and comes together in a pinch using simple ingredients. Serve it as a side dish or a full meal. Full of healthy protein, carbohydrates, and heart-healthy fats make it the perfect dish to share. Thanks to our partner Balancing Andie for developing this great recipe! Follow Andie on Instagram and Facebook.

Ingredients

DRESSING:

  • ½ plain thick yogurt (coconut, Greek or sheep yogurt)
  • 2 tbsp water
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • ¼ tsp fine salt
  • ⅛ tsp black pepper
  • ⅛ tsp garlic powder
  • ½ tsp dried dill
  • 1 garlic clove, finely chopped

 

SALAD:

  • 2 cans (170g) Pole & Line Chunk Light Tuna in water, drained,
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • ⅛ tsp salt
  • 1 cup arugula
  • 1 ½ cup cooked quinoa
  • 3 cups salad greens (packed)
  • 1 tomato, sliced
  • 3 radishes, sliced
  • 1 ripe avocado, sliced

Directions

  1. Mix all of the dressing ingredients in a small bowl. Taste and adjust salt if needed. Set aside.
  2. In a small bowl, mix drained tuna with lemon juice and salt.
  3. In a large bowl assemble remaining salad ingredients with salad greens on the bottom and remaining ingredients on top in whichever order is preferred. Top with tuna mixture.
  4. Serve with dressing on the side or combine and toss salad right before serving!

Tips and Tricks

Feel free to substitute with your favourite salad ingredients. Top with something crunchy like toasted almonds or sprinkle a little Parmesan cheese.