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Tropical Tuna Salad

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 15 min.


6 servings

"Slice a few veggies, open a couple of cans and you can put together this hearty salad in just seconds," confirms Helen Myhre of Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. "The oranges and pineapple add a hint of sweetness, while water chestnuts add crunch."


  • 1 bunch romaine, torn
  • 2 cups canned unsweetened pineapple chunks
  • 1/2 cup sliced green onions
  • 1 can (12 ounces) water-packed low-sodium tuna, drained
  • 1 can (11 ounces) mandarin oranges, drained
  • 1 can (8 ounces) sliced water chestnuts, drained
  • 1/2 cup fat-free mayonnaise
  • 4 teaspoons light soy sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice


  1. In a large bowl, toss romaine, pineapple, onions, tuna, oranges and water chestnuts. In a small bowl, combine mayonnaise, soy sauce and lemon juice; pour over salad and toss.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 205 calories, 1g fat (0 saturated fat), 10mg cholesterol, 303mg sodium, 32g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 19g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 lean meat, 2 vegetable, 1-1/2 fruit.

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