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Avocado Tuna Salad Sandwich

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Stacked avocado tuna salad sandwiches plated with salad

No mayo here! This tuna salad is made with avocado, fresh veggies and balsamic vinaigrette for a creamy and tangy tuna salad

Tuna salad can have a bad wrap, but that’s mainly due to the traditional ingredients used. By swapped mayonnaise for avocado, we get a boost of good-for-you monounsaturated fats that contribute to heart health.

Nutrition Tip: Adding veggies to sandwiches increases the nutrient content of your meal [think Vitamin A and C] and can also that satisfying crunch and color.

This recipe also has a great crunch factor with carrots, green onions and walnuts. Perfect for a sandwich, wrap or topping off your salad.

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Avocado Tuna Salad Sandwich

Avocado Tuna Salad Sandwich

No mayo here! This tuna salad is made with avocado, fresh veggies and balsamic vinaigrette for a creamy and tangy tuna salad

Yield: 2 servings
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes


  • 1 (6 oz.) can tuna, drained
  • 1 green onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 avocado, sliced
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinaigrette
  • 1/4 cup grated carrots
  • 2 tablespoons chopped walnuts
  • 4 slices whole wheat bread


  1. Mix tuna, green onions, avocado, dressing, carrots, and walnuts in mixing bowl.
  2. Toast bread, portion mixture into 2 servings and assemble sandwiches.

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 2
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 720Total Fat: 38gCholesterol: 25mgSodium: 598mgCarbohydrates: 82gFiber: 15gProtein: 47g

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Grace Vilches

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Grace Vilches

With a passion for healthy eating and digital marketing, Grace found her perfect match with the Produce for Kids team. A south Florida native, Grace grew up in Miami surrounded by delicious Cuban food and a love for family. Grace is the Produce for Kids in-house video production guru working to bring partner’s products and brands to life. You will often see Grace on the Produce for Kids Instagram Story sharing the latest food trends, news on the latest Produce for Kids promotions and meal prep ideas. When she’s not working she’s looking for the newest foodie spots with her husband and mini Australian shepherd, Ollie.

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