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Mediterranean Tuna Salad

Tuna salad with a Mediterranean twist tossed in a lemon dijon dressing.
Course Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine Mediterranean
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 3 servings
Calories 215kcal
Author Amee


  • 10 oz canned white albacore tuna in water, rinsed and drained
  • ½ teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon dijon mustard
  • 2 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoon Greek yogurt 5% full-fat recommended
  • ¼ teaspoon dried oregano can use fresh
  • ¼ teaspoon dried basil can use fresh
  • ½ teaspoon salt can do less, to taste
  • freshly cracked pepper to taste
  • 2 teaspoon capers drained
  • 2 tablespoon Vidalia onion very finely chopped
  • ½ teaspoon fresh dill weed *optional finely chopped


  • Drain tuna and place in a medium size bowl.
  • Whisk together: lemon zest, lemon juice, dijon, olive oil, yogurt, oregano, basil, salt, and pepper.
  • Pour over tuna, stir, then add capers and onion and stir to combine. Garnish with fresh dill, if desired.


This tuna salad makes a delicious wrap sandwich! If you use a high protein and high fiber wrap, you give this recipe a nice nutrition boost. Here's what you need to make our favorite mayo-free tuna salad sandwich.
  • Whole grain artisan flatbread wrap
  • Prepared hummus
  • Marinated artichoke hearts, drained and chopped
  • Roasted red peppers (from a jar, drained and sliced)
  • Kalamata olives, pitted and sliced
  • Red onion, thinly sliced
  • Bib lettuce
Spread the hummus on the wrap, top with tuna salad, then remaining ingredients. Season with salt and pepper, to taste.


Calories: 215kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 40mg | Sodium: 804mg | Potassium: 259mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 26IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 33mg | Iron: 1mg