Chunky Tuna Salad

Chunky Tuna Salad

Who says canned tuna is boring? A hint of curry powder gives this five-minute seafood salad some kick, while water chestnuts and Granny Smith apples add some crunch. Red grapes contribute the final flavorful touch!
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Preparation time:
5 minutes


2 servings

Serving size:
1 cup tuna salad

In a small mixing bowl, combine tuna, water chestnuts, apple, mayonnaise, curry powder, black pepper, and parsley. Arrange a layer of 1 cup of shredded lettuce on each of two salad plates. Spoon half the mixture on top of lettuce for each plate. Sprinkle each tuna salad with 1 tablespoon almonds, and place 7 grapes around salad. If using the optional rye toast, cut each slice diagonally into triangles, and serve two toast triangles alongside each salad.

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 279 calories, Carbohydrates: 31 g, Protein: 23 g, Fat: 7 g, Saturated Fat: 0 g, Cholesterol: 43 mg, Sodium: 385 mg, Fiber: 7 g

Exchanges per serving: 2 starch, 3 lean meat. Carbohydrate choices: 2.

Kathleen Stanley is a Diabetes Educator at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington, Kentucky. She is coauthor of Quick & Easy Diabetic Recipes for One, published by the American Diabetes Association in 2007.



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