Recipe: Tuna Salad with Chickpeas
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Published on November 16, 2021

tuna salad with chickpeas

Recipe: Tuna Salad with Chickpeas

November is National Diabetes Month. Regardless of your medical history or risk, being smart about carbohydrates is good for your health.

Legumes, such as the chickpeas in this recipe, are an extremely nutritious, and they’re a balanced source of carbohydrates. Depending on your carbohydrate-per-meal goals, this salad could be a filling for delicious lettuce wraps or whole-grain pita or as a dip to be scooped with whole-grain crackers.

Tuna Salad with Chickpeas

Ingredients

  • ¼ cup fat free plain yogurt
  • ¼ cup olive oil mayonnaise
  • ½ green pepper, diced
  • 2 celery stalks, diced
  • ¼ cup green onions, chopped
  • 1 can garbanzo beans (or chickpeas) drained and rinsed
  • 1 package (12.8 ounces) tuna packed in water
  • Juice from 1 lemon
  • Black pepper to taste

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, whisk together yogurt, mayonnaise and lemon juice.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine remaining ingredients.
  3. Add sauce from small bowl to the tuna mixture. Mix well.

Source: Lauren Cornay, RD, LN, Avera Heart Hospital. Get more recipes and nutrition information.

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