Discover my latest recipe for the perfect keto tuna salad with all the ingredients to make it a perfect and well-balanced keto meal.
Fish, especially fatty fish, is a great source of both good fat and protein, which makes it a perfect keto food to consume on a daily basis. As a real salad lover (I eat at least one huge salad every day), I wanted to create the perfect salad with one of my favorite types of fish: tuna.
So here it comes! The keto tuna salad recipe that is very easy and quick to prepare. I can also assure you that you will love its taste and feel full for many hours. This is one of my top salads. I spent a lot of time trying out different ingredient combinations to come up with the perfect taste and macros.
It really looks yummy, doesn’t it? I think so! Let me show you how to prepare it step by step.
Feel free to modify the list of ingredients if you want to have a bigger or smaller salad. Note that these ingredients will make a decent-size salad that will keep you full for many hours. It has almost 700 kcal and a perfect fat-to-protein ratio. This salad will be ideal for people doing intermittent fasting and eating 2-3 meals a day.
Note that you can change the order of steps and the salad will still turn out great. This way, however, you are guaranteed of a spectacular visual effect that will impress your family and friends.
Below are the macros for the entire bowl of my keto tuna salad. Note that this is a really big portion and you can easily share it with your spouse and you will both be full. For me, however, it’s not a problem to eat it whole.The table shows the exact macros for the whole keto tuna salad. These are the macros for 1 huge serving. Since this is a huge serving, you can split it into two.
|TOTALS||560 g||55 g||11 g||44 g||699 kcal|
|CANNED TUNA||100 g||10 g||0 g||25 g||197 kcal|
|HARD-BOILED EGGS||120 g||13 g||1.3 g||15 g||186 kcal|
|BLACK OLIVES||50 g||6.4 g||2 g||0.7 g||62 kcal|
|CELERY||100 g||0.2 g||3.6 g||1 g||13 kcal|
|LOW-SALT CUCUMBER||100 g||0.2 g||2.3 g||0.3 g||11 kcal|
|FRESH SPINACH LEAVES||50 g||0.2 g||1.5 g||1.3 g||8 kcal|
|MAYONNAISE||20 g||15 g||0.6 g||0.3 g||140 kcal|
|OLIVE OIL||10 g||10 g||0 g||0 g||82 kcal|
CALORIES: 699 kcal
FAT: 55 g
PROTEIN: 44 g
CARBS: 11 g
This is a huge serving which you can easily split into two.
Hard-boil the eggs.
Cut fresh spinach leaves into small and thin pieces. Place them in a larger bowl. plate.
Add olive oil or MCT oil to spinach leaves (together with salt and pepper) and mix them gently.
Chop the remaining vegetables into equally small and thin pieces. I mean celery sticks, cucumber and olives.
Place the chopped vegetables into a separate bowl.
Remove the tuna from the can and drain it a little bit. Cut it into small pieces as well.
Add tuna to the separate bowl with chopped vegetables. Add mayonnaise, salt and pepper. Mix all the ingredients gently.
Place the tuna pasta onto the chopped spinach leaves (preferably in the center).
Cut eggs into small pieces and place them around the tuna pasta.
Add pepper and salt if needed.
Feel free to change the ingredients if you want a smaller or bigger salad. This is a huge serving so you can easily share it with your spouse (if you aren't too hungry).
I’m doing my best to create and share as many delicious keto recipes as possible. I’m working very hard on creating more cool keto recipes. Don’t forget to tell me how the salad turned out and if you like it. Would you add some other ingredient? Would you change something?
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