Green Goddess Tuna Salad
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Why You’ll Love This Recipe
- Green Goddess Tuna Salad comes together in just about 5 minutes.
- It’s the perfect meal prep to have on hand for an easy snack or lunch throughout the week.
- This recipe is loaded with fresh herbs like dill, basil and cilantro.
- Greek yogurt and tuna makes this dish very high protein!
- Taste amazing served on it’s own or with chips, lettuce or in a sandwich.
- You can use the green goddess dressing in tons of recipes!
- If you loved this one, be sure to check out my one of my favorite tuna salad recipes with apples!
Ingredients And Substitutions
These are the main ingredients and substitutions for Green Goddess Tuna Salad. Scroll down to the recipe card for a full list of ingredients and instructions.
You can use any canned tuna for the base of this recipe such as albacore or skipjack. My favorite canned tuna is from Wild Planet Foods.
Greek yogurt will create a creamy texture for the green goddess sauce while also providing a great protein content. You may sub for plant-based yogurt to make it dairy free. Cottage chees or goat milk yogurt would work great too.
Fresh herbs are necessary, in this recipe I used basil, cilantro, dill and chives.
A shallot will add a ton of flavor without being too overpowering.
Just a touch of fresh garlic will add a lot of body to this dressing.
Fresh lemon juice works best, but you can also use lime juice if necessary. Alternatively, apple cider or red wine vinegar would work too.
Using a high quality extra virgin olive oil is necessary. I like the one from Brightland, Garcia De La Cruz, or Kosterina. However, a flavored olive oil would taste really yummy too such as basil, jalapeno, or lemon.
Salt and pepper to taste.
How To Make
ONE: In a blender, add in all the ingredients with the exception of the tuna and blend for 30 seconds or until smooth and creamy.
TWO: In a bowl, add in the drained tuna and use two forks to break it up into small pieces. Pour the green goddess dressing over the tuna and mix well. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
Tips And Tricks
You will have about 1/3-1/2 cup of the dressing leftover, I suggest saving it for more tuna or another recipe. It tastes good on so many things like chicken, salmon, steak or shrimp.
How To Serve And Store
Serve this Green Goddess Tuna Salad with your favorite chips, I like the grain free ones from Sieta, or it tastes amazing in lettuce wraps or in a sandwich!
Store leftovers in an airtight container and enjoy within 3-4 days.
This Green Goddess Tuna Salad is tangy, zesty and full of fresh herby flavor. The green goddess sauce overpowers that “fishy” taste from the tuna which is great if you are not a big tuna fan.
Frequently Asked Questions
I like albacore or skipjack from Wild Planet Foods, but any canned tuna or even canned salmon would work.
I made a chicken orzo skillet with this sauce which turned out amazing! Otherwise, drizzle it on top of salads, shrimp, salmon or even steak!
Other Recipes You May Like
- The best tuna salad with apples
- Tunacado sandwich
- Spicy Tuna with Crispy Rice
- Sweet Potato Chickpea Bowl
- Panera Green Goddess Salad
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