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Tuna Tabbouleh Salad Recipe

Tuna Tabbouleh Salad Recipe

Have the deli at home with Natalie Bremson's spin on classic tuna salad. The Plantation, Florida cook uses the bright flavors of mint and lemon to enhance the tuna, leaving you feeling refreshed and satisfied.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 35 min. + chilling YIELD:1 servings


  • 1/4 cup bulgur
  • 1/2 cup boiling water
  • 1 plum tomato, seeded and chopped
  • 1/4 cup chopped peeled cucumber
  • 2 tablespoons chopped red onion
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh mint or 3/4 teaspoon dried mint
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 pouch (2-1/2 ounces) albacore white tuna in water
  • 1 lettuce leaf


  • 1. Place bulgur in a small bowl; stir in water. Cover and let stand for 30 minutes or until water is absorbed.
  • 2. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine the tomato, cucumber, onion, lemon juice, parsley, oil, mint, salt and pepper. Drain bulgur and squeeze dry. Gently stir bulgur and tuna into tomato mixture. Chill until serving.
  • 3. To serve, line a serving plate with lettuce leaf; top with tuna mixture. Yield: 1 serving.

Nutritional Facts

1-1/2 cups: 384 calories, 17g fat (3g saturated fat), 36mg cholesterol, 632mg sodium, 36g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 8g fiber), 26g protein.

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crazy4sushi User ID: 5824124 175195
Reviewed Apr. 7, 2014

"great healthy salad. I added a pinch of cumin and garlic"

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