This Tuna Salad Recipe with Egg is packed with protein and flavor! The perfect sandwich (or lettuce wrap!) filler for lunch or dinner!
What is Tuna Salad with Egg
Tuna Salad with egg is very similar to a classic egg salad. It has a lot of the same ingredients, with the addition of tuna, making it a great healthy protein packed meal. It is a great summer lunch and can be eaten by itself, in a wrap, as a sandwich or like a dip with some crackers. Either way its delicious and super easy to make.
Why This is the BEST Tuna Salad
Sometimes, it’s HARD coming up with easy, healthy AND delicious lunch recipes so I am here to give you more ideas! Something that’s a no-brainer in my house is healthy tuna salad or healthy egg salad. It doesn’t need to be heated up at the office, it keeps well, and it tastes great while giving you lots of energy to tackle your busy day. That’s why today I am serving you up a recipe that combines both: enter tuna fish salad recipe with egg. It’s healthy, it’s easy, and it’s oh-so-flavorful, with the PERFECT amount of zing and the best balance of spices and herbs. It’s also protein loaded and healthy for your body, so it’s the PERFECT lunch recipe!
Why you will LOVE this recipe
- Easy to make
- Ready under 10 minutes
- Protein packed
- Great for meal prep
This recipe is made with a bunch of quality, whole food ingredients that combine to make an absolutely delicious tuna salad recipe with egg. You are going to love the zingy flavor combined with all the great textures! Here is everything you will need to round up before getting started on this recipe:
- Dill Pickles
- Hard Boiled Eggs
- Dijon Mustard
- Red Onion
- Fresh Lemon Juice
- Dried Dill Weed
- Lettuce or Bread for Serving
How to make Tuna Salad Sandwich Recipe with Egg
Whipping up a batch of this tuna salad recipe is seriously SO simple that it will likely become one of your new favorite lunches! Here’s how to make it in the comfort of your own kitchen:
In a bowl, add the tuna and flake it to separate it with a fork. Stir in the mayonnaise thoroughly. Add in all remaining ingredients and mix them well until everything is combined.
Serve the salad on lettuce or bread and enjoy. DEVOUR! (YES, it’s as simple as that!)
The best thing about this recipe apart from being very simple to make is that it is very versatile. If you want to avoid certain ingredients or add something that’s not on the list it is very much possible. You can alter the recipe as you like.
Here are some good recommendations that you might like for this recipe.
- If you want to get rid of the calories and opt for an even healthier version, you can use lettuce leaves instead of bread and turn it into a lettuce wrap.
- you can also serve it with shredded lettuce, mix it well together and make it a salad.
- You can make it as a tuna melt sandwich by adding a slice of cheese and toasting the sandwich on a stove top until the cheese melts.
Low Calorie Tuna Salad Recipe with Egg FAQ
What Kind of Tuna do I use for tuna salad recipe with egg?
I recommend using canned tuna to make this recipe. It’s light and flaky and has the perfect texture for your salad! You can find it in the canned meat section of your local supermarket.
Is Canned Tuna Healthy?
Yes, it absolutely is healthy! Fish is full of omega 3 and healthy fats, among so many other nutrients for your body to use to thrive!
How do I serve Tuna Salad?
This tuna and egg salad recipe can be served either on bread to make it a sandwich or on lettuce leaves for a low carb option! It can also be eaten with a fork or mixed up with lettuce in a bowl if that’s more your style! Either way, it is absolutely delicious!
How long does Tuna Salad last?
This tuna and egg salad is a fantastic meal prep idea because it will last up to 5 days in the fridge when stored in an airtight container. Bring it for lunch at the office or enjoy it at home with little to no prep work! It’s absolutely fantastic, filling, energy-giving and delicious!
more healthy lunch and dinner recipes:
- 1 Can Tuna, drained (5oz)
- 2 1/2 Tbsp Mayonnaise
- 2 Tbsp Celery, diced
- 2 Tbsp Dill pickle, diced
- 1 Egg, hard boiled and chopped
- 1 tsp Dijon mustard
- 4 tsp Red onion, diced
- 1 1/2 tsp Fresh lemon juice
- 1/4 tsp Dried dill weed, or to taste
- 1/4 tsp Salt, or to taste
- Lettuce or bread, for serving
- In a small bowl, flake the tuna with a fork.
- Stir in the mayo until well mixed.
- Stir in the remaining ingredients.
- Serve on lettuce or bread and DEVOUR!
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