Tuna Fish Recipe - an Easy Healthy Recipe

This tuna fish recipe is an easy healthy recipe. The recipe yields three servings. Simply increase or decrease the ingredients if more or fewer servings are required

The food counts listed are for one serving only. If not using immediately, refrigerate the other two servings.

Serve the tuna with green salad vegetables, such as fresh lettuce, rocket, watercress, baby spinach, cucumber, or celery. That makes a full meal.

Because it's not significantly low in carbs for weight loss, you may want to save it until your cheat day.

[Since this tuna recipe contains beans and vinegar, it is not suitable for those who are following our Paleo diet, unless you are allowing yourself a once weekly cheat day.]


Tuna Fish Recipe Ingredients


  • 3 (6 ounce) cans no-salt tuna in water
  • 1 (15.5 ounce) can garbanzo beans (rinsed and drained)
  • ½ teaspoon of sea salt (or less to taste) [optional]
  • ½ medium red onion (finely chopped)
  • 4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • freshly ground black pepper (to taste)
  • ½ cup of parsley (finely chopped)
  • sprigs of fresh cilantro/coriander to garnish (optional)


If possible, use organic ingredients.




Tuna Fish Recipe Method


Blend the onion, beans, and salt [if any] in a mixing bowl. Add the tuna and break up any chunks. Add the remaining ingredients and blend thoroughly with a spoon. Divide into thirds. Garnish with a fresh cilantro/coriander sprigs.

The food counts are listed as follows.

Total calories / grams of proteins / grams of carbs / grams of fat (grams of saturated facts, if any).

Carbs listed are "net."

This recipe makes three portions. The foods counts are for just one portion including the salad vegetables.

Approximate food counts: 462 / 41 / 23 / 21 (3) (1 portion)


(As with all recipes, whenever available organic ingredients are a healthier choice and the better choice for our planet.)


Because tuna are large fish that can become contaminated with mercury, we advise only one serving of tuna weekly.




Recipe pages to help you further


For further recipes, or low carbohydrate recipes, or Paleo diet easy healthy recipes, see the following pages of our website:


Herb Tuna Steak Recipe


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  • Solom and the Eades's The Low Carb Comfort Foods Cookbook
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