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MARYLQ11 Posts: 2,719
8/10/10 1:31 P

I mix equal parts of plain yogurt with low fat mayo and a few capers for the dressing.

RRAYNER Posts: 1,063
8/10/10 10:25 A

Tuna is awesome with just a little lemon juice and lemon zest for that extra kick! I love it on wheat crackers... emoticon

GRUMBLE4 Posts: 4
7/30/10 10:32 A

The first one sounds quite well, thanks for that :) !!!

MUFFINSTEPHENS Posts: 70
7/29/10 7:23 P

thanks

ASK4JJG Posts: 1,795
7/29/10 11:31 A

Orange Pecan Tuna Salad

SUBMITTED BY: BakingLizzy

"This recipe makes a nice light tuna salad. The orange and pecans add a pleasantly sweet and nutty effect, and there is no mayo! It tastes great on sandwiches, with saltines and even plain!"

PREP TIME 15 Min
READY IN 15 Min

INGREDIENTS
1 (12 ounce) can water packed tuna, drained and flaked
1 tablespoon fat free sour cream
1/2 tablespoon mustard
1 1/2 tablespoons sweet pickle relish
2 tablespoons fresh orange juice
1/4 cup chopped pecans
garlic powder to taste
onion powder to taste
ground black pepper to taste

DIRECTIONS
Mix together the tuna, sour cream, mustard, relish, orange juice, pecans, garlic salt, onion powder, and black pepper. Cover and refrigerate until ready to use.

NUTRITION INFORMATION
Servings Per Recipe: 3
Amount Per Serving
Calories: 223
Total Fat: 8.2g
Cholesterol: 34mg
Sodium: 260mg
Total Carbs: 6.8g
Dietary Fiber: 1.2g
Protein: 30.1g
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Not Your Mama's Tuna Salad
Level: Easy
Servings: 2

Your mama is a wonderful woman. And we're sure she made a wonderful tuna salad for you when you were a kid. Well, here's your chance to return the favor.

Ingredients
2 wedges of The Laughing Cow(r) Light Swiss Original cheese
2 teaspoons prepared red wine vinaigrette (or your favorite variety)
2 scallions, thinly sliced
2 tablespoons roasted red pepper, diced small
2 tablespoons black olives, diced small
1 teaspoon capers
1/2 teaspoon lemon zest
1 can albacore tuna (water packed), drained
1 teaspoon chopped parsely
1 teaspoon chopped fresh dill
1/4 teaspoon each kosher salt & freshly ground black pepper

Preparation
1. In a small mixing bowl, combine cheese with vinaigrette until smooth.
2. Fold in scallions, roasted red pepper, black olives, capers, lemon zest, tuna, parsley & dill. Season with salt & pepper.
3. Serve as desired (sandwich, salad, dip, etc.)

makes approximately 1 cup | serving size: 1/2 cup
Amount Per Serving:
Calories 171, Calories from Fat 51, Total Fat 6g, Saturated Fat 2g, Trans Fat 0g, Cholesterol 46mg, Sodium 1842mg, Total Carbohydrate 5g, Dietary Fiber 1g, Sugars 2g, Protein 23g, Vitamin A 9%, Vitamin C 18%, Calcium 10%, Iron 10%

Recipe developed by Soigné Culinary Artistry
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Salmon or Tuna with French Dressing

French Dressing
1/4 cup red or champagne vinegar
1 Tbsp olive oil
2 tsp Dijon mustard
2 tsp lemon juice
2 Tbsp minced shallots
1 clove garlic, minced

Vegetables
1 cup thinly sliced carrot
1 small tomato, seeded and diced
1/2 cup very thinly sliced red onion
1/2 cup peeled, seeded, and diced cucumber

Garnish:
1/4 cup crumbled Roquefort cheese

Use a medium salad bowl for the salad, and a small bowl or measuring cup to whisk the dressing. Whisk the dressing ingredients. Toss the vegetables with 12 ounces tuna or salmon.

Exchanges: 3 Lean Meat, 2 Vegetable
Calories 195 (Calories from fat 75), Total Fat 8 g,
Saturated Fat 2 g, Cholesterol 42 mg, Sodium 583 mg,
Total Carbohydrate 8 g, Dietary Fiber 2 g, Sugars 5 g, Protein 22 g

Note: Nutrient information was calculated using half tuna and half salmon.
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Salmon or Tuna with Asian Dressing

Asian Dressing
1/3 cup rice vinegar
1 Tbsp sesame oil
1 clove garlic, minced
2 tsp finely minced green onions
1/2 tsp minced ginger

Vegetables
1 cup sliced red pepper
1/2 cup thinly sliced celery
1/2 cup frozen peas, thawed and drained well
1/2 cup bean sprouts

Garnish:
1/4 cup roasted peanuts

Use a medium salad bowl for the salad, and a small bowl or measuring cup to whisk the dressing. Whisk the dressing ingredients. Toss the vegetables with 12 ounces tuna or salmon.

Exchanges: 3 Lean Meat, 2 Vegetable
Calories 222 (Calories from Fat 98), Total Fat 11 g,
Saturated Fat 2 g, Cholesterol 36 mg, Sodium 485 mg,
Total Carbohydrate 9 g, Dietary Fiber 3 g, Sugars 3 g, Protein 23 g

Note: Nutrient information was calculated using half tuna and half salmon.


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7/28/10 12:56 P

lowfat or fatfree plain yogurt
unsweetened applesauce
fat free ranch dressing

MUFFINSTEPHENS Posts: 70
7/28/10 12:14 P

I am no longer able to eat mayonnaise. the thought makes my stomach turn a little bit. ( The result of a bad flu.) But I really miss tuna salad. does anyone have any alternative suggestions?

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