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Super Salad

Protein, essential fats and flavors combine in this tasty tuna salad to delight pregnant moms. Not only easy, this recipe is versatile and is fantastic with cottage cheese, pairing with greens in a rollup taco or like a dip with crackers or celery.

Easy Tuna Salad is the Easiest for Pregnant Moms



Prep Time:

10 mins

Cook Time:

0 mins

Easy Tuna Salad is the Easiest for Pregnant Moms


Base Ingredients

  • 1 Can Safe Catch Elite Wild Tuna
  • 1½ Tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 Clove Garlic (or ½ tsp garlic powder)
  • ¼ Cup Sliced Scallions or Green Onions
  • 1 Tbsp Lemon Juice
  • Salt & Pepper to taste

Customizable Ingredients

Choose Your Acid

  • 1 – 2 Tbsp will add brightness: lemon juice, red wine vinegar, sherry vinegar, or vinegar of preference
  • 1 – 2 Tbsp Diced Pickled or Brined Goodies: olives, pickled vegetables (pickles, sauerkraut, beets) or caper berries

Add Some Crunch

  • ½ Cup Diced Veggies: celery, radish, fennel, carrot, jalapeno, cabbage or any crunchy vegetable

Flavorful Herbs and Spices

  • 1 Tbsp minced Fresh Herbs or ⅛ tsp Dried Herbs: parsley, cilantro, oregano, basil, thyme, red chili powder or sriracha

Add Some Depth

  • 1 Tbsp of classic Mayonnaise or Paleo/Keto/Whole30 Alternatives
  • ½ A Ripe Avocado (Diced or Mashed)

Tools you'll need

  • Medium Mixing Bowl
  • Chef’s Knife
  • Cutting Board
  • Measuring Spoons & Cups


  • Open can of Safe Catch Elite Wild Tuna (Do not drain), then flake with a fork until all liquid is absorbed by the tuna, and empty into a medium mixing bowl
  • Knife Work: Rinse and slice scallions or green onions into slivered rings, peel and finely chop garlic; place into mixing bowl
  • Add all remaining base Ingredients to mixing bowl (no stirring just yet)

Personalizing Your Tuna Salad Instructions

  • Knife Work: Dice your acid and/or crunch ingredients into small enough pieces to be easily eaten, but large enough to maintain texture (between ⅛ & ¼ Inches) and add to mixing bowl
  • Add any liquid ingredient you’ve selected, along with herbs & spices
  • Gently mix all ingredients together, until combined, being careful not to over-stir to keep texture and prevent mush


The best tuna salads are versatile and a nutritious addition to your weekly healthier eating choices. You may wonder, how long is tuna salad good for? If refrigerated, 2-3 days, but your new wild tuna salad recipes surely won’t be around that long.

Tuna Salad Eating Occasion Ideas

  • Keep it Classic: Serve between two slices of multi-grain (or gluten-free) bread or on top of the healthy cracker of your choice\
  • Wrap in romaine lettuce leaves and eat like a taco for a Paleo/Keto/Whole30 Friendly alternative to the classic tuna salad sandwich
  • Put a heaping scoop on top of mixed greens and you instantly have an entree salad
  • Tuna salad is fantastic along side cottage cheese or avocado
  • Serve small scoops inside radicchio with extra lemon wedges on the side
  • Serve like a dip: Add a Tbsp of additional olive oil or mayo, or half a mashed avocado, or a dash of acid to thin out the salad and serve in a bowl surrounded by celery sticks, endive spears or anything you’d like to dip!