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avocado lime tuna salad in white bowl with a fork

Avocado Lime Tuna Salad

This avocado tuna salad is made with canned tuna, crunchy red onion, creamy avocado, fresh lime juice and cilantro - no mayo needed. This healthy lunch recipe is low carb, keto, gluten-free and egg-free.
Course Entree, Salad
Cuisine American
Keyword healthy tuna salad
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 157kcal


  • 1 medium avocado
  • juice of ½ fresh lime
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2- 6 ounce cans albacore tuna drained
  • 2 tablespoons minced red onion
  • 1 tablespoon fresh chopped cilantro
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Peel and seed the avocado. Scoop the avocado into a mixing bowl and mash with the lime juice, and garlic.
  • Add the drained, flaked tuna, red onion, cilantro, and salt and pepper to taste.
  • Complete the meal with a little fruit and greens on the side or mixed in. I enjoyed it with mango, spinach and a boiled egg for a protein rich lunch.




Add 1/4 cup of plain Greek yogurt to the recipe!


Calories: 157kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 31mg | Sodium: 214mg | Potassium: 396mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 122IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 23mg | Iron: 2mg