Refreshing Mint and Tuna Salad Recipe - Allrecipes.com
  • READY IN 15 mins

Refreshing Mint and Tuna Salad

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"This super easy salad is a refreshing blend of fresh herbs, tuna, and greens. Substitute diced chicken for the tuna if you like. It's a great summer meal."

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Original recipe makes 6 servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    15 mins
  • READY IN

    15 mins

Directions

  1. In a large serving bowl, toss together the tuna, feta cheese, lettuce, cucumber and green onion. In a smaller bowl, whisk together the olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, parsley, mint leaves, salt and pepper. Pour over salad and toss gently. Serve immediately.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Aug 20, 2010

I am so glad I happened upon this recipe as it's already become a mealtime favourite and it's so quick to prepare! This year I tossed my flowers in favour of herb in some planters this year, and am always on the lookout for new and different full-meal salad ideas, so this recipe was a perfect fit. However I do admit that reading the ingredients I was sort of thinking hmmmm...well I have to say the flavour particularly on account of the lemon and mint is simply outstanding! This recipe is quite flexible as well. Sometimes I substitute red onions and add a tbsp of balsamic vinegar to the dressing. Thank you very much for sharing this!

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Mar 22, 2010

This was OK. I added kalamata olives and two roasted red peppers for colour, which helped, but ultimately I don't think I'll make this again.

 

8 Ratings

Feb 22, 2010

I loved this salad! I was looking for an alternative to a mayonnaise-based salad. This really hit the bill! I put it over spinach and it was a hit with the family! I used less than 1/4 cup olive oil for a little less fat, but didn't want to make any other changes. Thanks!

 
Jul 28, 2012

Excellent mingling of flavors. I used solid white albacore tuna - best ever. My only changes were plain goat feta and an English cucumber since they were all I had. My 11 year old very picky eater loved this and keeps asking me to make it again.

 
Mar 07, 2011

This salad is really good. I made it exactly as directed. My coworker and I ate it for 3 days. It was even better on day 2 and 3! Thanks for sharing this nice fresh dish.

 
Jul 03, 2014

Awesome! Needed a quick dinner on a very hot night, at this was just right. Made as directed, except our garden cucumber was bitter so we skipped the cucumber.

 
May 22, 2013

So amazing! Grilled tuna steaks set the salad off perfectly. Making the dressing ended up being so much better than drowning the salad in dressing from a jar.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 209 kcal
  • 10%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 6.3 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol
  • 33 mg
  • 11%
  • Fat
  • 15.4 g
  • 24%
  • Fiber
  • 1.5 g
  • 6%
  • Protein
  • 12.3 g
  • 25%
  • Sodium
  • 399 mg
  • 16%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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