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There is more to tuna salads than mayo! Check out our recipe for Low FODMAP Mediterranean Tuna Salad with Chickpeas

Low FODMAP Mediterranean Tuna Salad with Chickpeas

There is more to tuna salad than mayo! Check out this protein packed version with chickpeas and Mediterranean flavors.

Low FODMAP Serving: Recipe makes about 5 cups (700 g); serving size 1/2 cup (70 g)

Course: Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: American, Mediterranean
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Makes: 10 servings
Calories: 114 kcal
Author: Dédé Wilson

Ingredients:

  • 1, 15.5- ounce (439 g) can chickpeas drained, rinsed, drained and patted dry
  • 2, 5- ounce (142 g) cans light tuna, water-packed, drained well
  • 1/2 cup (32 g) chopped scallions green parts only
  • 2 medium (300 g) beefsteak tomato, cored and chopped
  • 1 cup (150 g) chopped hothouse or seedless cucumber (keep peel on)
  • Your Favorite Low FODMAP vinaigrette we recommend an olive oil and vinegar based
  • Oregano, dried or fresh chopped
  • Kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper

Preparation:

  1. Gently stir together the drained chickpeas, tuna, scallions, tomatoes and cucumber. Dress lightly with vinaigrette and season with oregano, salt and pepper to taste. Low FODMAP Mediterranean Tuna Salad with Chickpeas is ready to eat or can be refrigerated in an airtight container for up to 3 days.  

Notes:

Tips

  • Make sure to drain the canned chickpeas, rinse them and drain again to lower their FODMAP content.
Nutrition Facts
Low FODMAP Mediterranean Tuna Salad with Chickpeas
Amount Per Serving
Calories 114 Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value*
Fat 2g3%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Sodium 14mg1%
Potassium 136mg4%
Carbohydrates 15g5%
Fiber 4g16%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 10g20%
Vitamin A 15IU0%
Vitamin C 0.6mg1%
Calcium 23mg2%
Iron 1.4mg8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.