Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe: 2
Serving Size: 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories 190.3
Total Fat 2.2 g
Saturated Fat 1.3 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.3 g
Monounsaturated Fat 0.3 g
Cholesterol 38.8 mg
Sodium 695.1 mg
Potassium 384.6 mg
Total Carbohydrate 11.7 g
Dietary Fiber 0.6 g
Sugars 7.4 g
Protein 32.5 g
Vitamin A 2.4 %
Vitamin B-12 50.8 %
Vitamin B-6 18.7 %
Vitamin C 13.1 %
Vitamin D 0.0 %
Vitamin E 2.8 %
Calcium 14.6 %
Copper 3.9 %
Folate 7.3 %
Iron 7.9 %
Magnesium 8.9 %
Manganese 2.6 %
Niacin 48.4 %
Pantothenic Acid 6.6 %
Phosphorus 28.3 %
Riboflavin 17.1 %
Selenium 96.0 %
Thiamin 5.5 %
Zinc 9.8 %
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Calories in The BEST Tuna Salad

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Submitted by: GORGEOUS26

Calories per Ingredient

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Calories per serving of The BEST Tuna Salad

83 calories of Cottage Cheese, Nonfat, (2.65 oz)

60 calories of Tuna, Canned in Water, drained, (2.50 oz)

36 calories of Yogurt, plain, low fat, (0.25 container (4 oz))

3 calories of Onions, raw, (0.13 small)

3 calories of Celery, raw, (0.50 stalk, medium (7-1/2" - 8" long))

3 calories of Lemon Juice, (0.25 lemon yields)

3 calories of Grey Poupon Dijon Mustard, (0.50 tsp)

0 calories of Dill weed, dried, (0.07 tsp)


Nutrition & Calorie Comments  

It was a little bland. I added pickled red onions, garlic salt, pepper, and a little bit of Heinz 57. Really good Submitted by:
1988DISTURBIA

(9/10/19)
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This sounds delicious and different. I saved the recipe in my collection and will rate once I make it. I will try reducing the cottage cheese a little to reduce sodium. Submitted by:
REDROBIN47

(12/1/18)
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Are they net carbs or total carbs? Submitted by:
DETRIANA

(9/27/18)
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Tastes great! And I’m always low on protein . Never imagined cottage cheese with tuna . Thanks for this great idea Submitted by:
BUSYBERRY

(7/1/18)
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I knocked out the cottage cheese (don't need two proteins in one meal) and upped the yogurt. And I used pickle juice instead of lemon juice. Pretty good. Submitted by:
NELLJONES

(6/12/18)
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Cottage cheese what a great idea. I used a little low fat cream cheese instead of yogurt. An added a little pickle juice an garlic salt an pepper. Very good:) thanks Submitted by:
SAMMYGRRL24

(1/23/18)
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not a fan of cottage cheese, to much sodium, next time I'll do what other commented on..
I added a bit of dill pickle and a splash of pickle juice for more flavor...
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KITT52

(10/29/17)
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It happens that I have been making just this mayonnaise-less version for years; thought I invented it! It's phenomenal, isn't it! Sometimes I add hard-boiled eggs, or egg whites, just for the flavor and texture--not because it needs any more protein; and scallions, parsley, herbs and chopped pickl Submitted by:
1PMARIE1

(2/1/17)
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It was okay to me but I think because I hate cottage cheese and couldn't get past that. Also it seems like an awful lot of sodium to me! Submitted by:
DUCKY2222

(3/20/16)
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I found the flavor of this to be very sharp/sour, so I had to had a tablespoon of mayo to calm it down. I think the next time, I'll leave the lemon juice out. The finished product tasted just like regular tuna salad; good for the added protein, but not mind blowing. Hubby never noticed the diff. Submitted by:
ENGPROF

(2/15/16)
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Skip the cottage cheese and just use non-fat yogurt with all of the other ingredients for a lower calorie, practically zero fat version, but do not use an entire "stalk" of celery, just a few "ribs." Submitted by:
MIKEHWRITES

(9/8/15)
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This is not anywhere near the best tuna salad recipe and I'm shocked by all of these positive reviews. If you are looking for a less fat, lower calorie tuna salad, then this one is just OK. Otherwise, stick to regular mayo instead of the chalky tasting cottage cheese. Barely edible. Submitted by:
SPANKY511

(7/7/15)
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People seem confused about the tuna can size for the full recipe. It is a 5 oz can, so the amount per serving is 2.5 oz since the recipe makes two servings. I do agree with the suggestion of using Fage non-fat Greek yogurt instead of the low fat yogurt (excellent flavor & texture). Submitted by:
1WHENIM65

(6/9/15)
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I use thinly cut slices radish in my tuna fish a healthy nice crunch on wheat berry bread, with low fat miracle whip,my own special light seasoning and hard boil eggs.
Even my grandchildren love this sandwich serve with a dill pickle and chips and fruit juice.
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COOKRECIPES

(4/22/15)
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Very good with some addition. I doubled the Dijon, and lemon juice. I also added a good bit of dill and a dash of sea salt and coarse black pepper. I like lots of flavor. I think next time less cottage cheese though it seems to be a bit much and overpowers the tuna. But I don't miss the mayo!! Submitted by:
PMOORE27

(2/21/15)
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It's not for everyone, but personally I liked it and it's awesome that it's so filling, high in protein, but low cal. Needs some flavoring so I just added salt. Submitted by:
ONETHIRD

(2/11/15)
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