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avocado tuna salad

Avocado Tuna Salad

  • Author: Katya
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 10 mins
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Category: Salad
  • Method: Chop
  • Cuisine: American


Healthy avocado tuna salad that is completely mayo-free! It’s made with creamy avocado and lime juice. So fresh and healthy.


  • 2 (5-6oz) cans of albacore tuna in water or oil, drained and flaked
  • 2 ripe avocados
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped dill pickles
  • 3 Tbsp. finely chopped red onion
  • 1/3 cup fresh chopped cilantro
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 Tbsp. fresh lime juice + zest 1 lime
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1/4 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1 tsp. kosher salt
  • Fresh black pepper, to taste


  1. In a medium bowl, combine the flaked tuna with avocado.  Mash with a fork, breaking up any large chunks. Keep it creamy or leave some chunks for texture.
  2. Add the rest of the ingredients and mix to combine.
  3. Cover and refrigerate for at least 20 minutes before serving.


  • Leftovers: Leftover tuna salad will keep in the refrigerator for up to 3 days when stored in an airtight container. Avocado might slightly darken.

Keywords: mayo free, healthy, snack