Canned tuna doesn't have to be boring, and this tasty & easy Greek Tuna Salad proves it! Great to keep in the fridge for a no-fuss, no cook, delicious meal
Disclosure: I received free samples from Bumble Bee Seafoods that are mentioned in this post. By posting this recipe I am entering a recipe contest sponsored by Bumble Bee Seafoods and am eligible to win prizes associated with the contest. I was not compensated for my time.
I heart canned tuna.
There are always at least 3 cans of tuna in my pantry at all times, so when the Recipe ReDux announced there would be a contest for Bumble Bee canned tuna, I knew I'd be participating.
Even more exciting was that they sent me 6 cans of it. And then I may or may not have eaten all six cans before I started recipe testing... that keeps happening... oops!
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One of my favorite ways to eat canned tuna, especially in the summer, is as a tuna salad. But not just your regular mayo-based tuna salad.
I really like different flavors, and my favorite is a Greek inspired tuna salad with cucumbers, tomatoes, red onions, olives, and feta.
It's so delish! And it's easy & filled with veggies (insert party popper emoji here).
It's basically the perfect thing to have in your fridge for a snack or a sandwich filling or whenever!
Why do I like canned tuna so much?
Well, first and foremost, it's super convenient and affordable. Tuna is a budget friendly, high quality protein that you want to include in your diet.
In fact, did you know that it's recommended that you eat at least 2-3 servings of seafood per week?
That makes me feel happy because I love love love seafood, but not everyone has the luxury of having easy access to fresh and amazing seafood.
Which is why canned tuna is so nice; plus, it's packed with protein, high in selenium and niacin, a good source of Vitamins B6 and B10, and omega-3's which are anti-inflammatory and can help protect against certain diseases.
This Greek Tuna Salad is just one of the many ways you can enjoy it, so be sure to scroll down to see many more ideas...
Greek Tuna Salad
- 2 5 oz cans tuna drained
- 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt
- 2 TBSP lemon juice
- 1/2 tsp dried oregano
- 1/8 tsp white pepper
- 1/8 tsp cayenne pepper
- 1 TBSP fresh chopped oregano
- 1 clove garlic minced
- 1/4 cup chopped Kalamata olives chopped
- 1/2 cup diced red onion
- 1/2 cup diced cucumber
- 1/2 cup chopped grape tomatoes
- 3 oz feta cheese crumbled
- Stir together tuna, Greek yogurt, lemon juice, dried oregano, white pepper, cayenne pepper, fresh oregano, and minced garlic. Stir in kalamata olives.
- Fold in red onion, cucumber, grape tomatoes, and feta cheese until combined.
- Refrigerate for at least one hour before serving. Serve on a sandwich, with sliced veggies or crackers.