Summery Tuna Salad • Seafood Nutrition Partnership
Summery Tuna Salad in cherry tomatoes
Kids making Summery Tuna Salad


2 (5-ounce) cans tuna packed in water or oil
2 tbsp. olive oil (or oil reserved from the tuna)
1⁄4 cup Greek or plain yogurt
1 small cucumber, peeled (or not) and diced
2 scallions, greens and whites, chopped
1 tsp. dijon mustard
1 tbsp. chopped fresh dill
1⁄4 tsp. salt
Recipe courtesy of ChopChop Magazine


1.To drain the tuna: Set the colander in the sink, then use the can opener to open each can and carefully empty them into the colander. Using the fork, press down on the tuna to squeeze the liquid out. Allow it to drain away.
2.Put the drained tuna and all the rest of the ingredients in the bowl and stir well. Taste the salad. Does it need more dill, another pinch of salt? If so add it, then taste again.
3.Serve right away or, if you can wait, cover and refrigerate at least 1 hour and up to overnight.

Use this fresh summery tuna salad to stuff cherry tomatoes, top cucumber slices, or fill a whole-wheat pita. Or add a scoop to a green salad and turn it into a main dish. This is super kid-friendly, fun to make, and packed with seafood goodness!

We love the way dill and fish taste together, but you can always substitute a different herb if that’s what you have or prefer. Or, in a pinch, chop up and use the leaves from inside a bunch of celery!

Recipe courtesy of ChopChop

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