Try this quick and easy recipe for Waldorf Salad with Tuna. Using delicious, easy to fix tuna is the perfect trick to increase omega-3 rich seafood in your everyday diet.
Tuna is a good source of omega-3 fatty acids. Omega-3 fats have been shown to help prevent heart disease and stroke. Our bodies do not make omega-3 fats so we must get them from the food we eat. Foods like tuna, walnuts and leafy green vegetables are great sources of omega-3 fats.
Heart-Healthy Waldorf Salad with Tuna
1 apple, diced
1-2 celery stalks, diced
Juice and zest from 1 lemon
3-4 Tbsp. plain Greek yogurt (may also use plain dairy-free yogurt)
¼ cup walnuts, chopped
½ cup grapes, halved or quartered
1 pouch tuna, 2.5oz in water OR 1 cup cooked chicken, diced
- Zest lemon and squeeze juice into a medium-sized bowl & stir into yogurt.
- Place all other ingredients into the bowl and mix until combined.
- Enjoy on it’s own or serve with whole grain crackers or on a bed of spinach or kale.
- Lunch is ready!
- Store any leftovers promptly in the refrigerator