Tuna Salad Lettuce Wraps

Shared by: Grace Fisher |  Source: pHresh & Clean
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  • Nutritional Interest: AIP, Clean Eating, Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Grain Free, High Protein < 20g, Low Sugar > 5g, Paleo, Pescetarian, The 30 Clean Approved
Tuna Salad Lettuce Wraps
No mayonnaise? No problem! This tuna salad gains it’s moisture from the avocado and the end result is just about perfect!

Did you know… Avocados are considered a “Super Food” because they are so rich in nutrients, vitamins and minerals. They are also a good source of monounsaturated fatty acids and are low in sugar.
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  • 6 oz white tuna drained
  • 1 carrot grated
  • 1 celery rib sliced & diced
  • 2 tablespoons red onion diced fine
  • 2 tablespoons capers
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried parsley - or fresh
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried dill weed - or fresh
  • 1/2 avocado - ripe but firm
  • 1/4 cup raw unsalted walnuts chopped - omit for AIP
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt or to taste - check to see if the tuna already has added salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper omit for AIP
  • 1/2 head bibb or butter lettuce use 4-6 leaves

How to Make:

  1. Place all of the ingredients into a medium sized mixing bowl and stir to combine.
    Serve immediately or refrigerate to chill.
  2. Evenly distribute the tuna salad into the lettuce leaves, wrap up & enjoy!
  3. You can also use this recipe just as a base and get creative with your ingredients! Tuna Salad Lettuce Wraps


This recipe calls for nuts. Soaking and sprouting either grains, legumes or nuts provides for greater nutrient absorption when consumed.

Nutrition Facts
Tuna Salad Lettuce Wraps
Amount Per Serving
Calories 297 Calories from Fat 153
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 17g 26%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Polyunsaturated Fat 7g
Monounsaturated Fat 6g
Cholesterol 38mg 13%
Sodium 780mg 33%
Potassium 447mg 13%
Total Carbohydrates 13g 4%
Dietary Fiber 7g 28%
Sugars 4g
Protein 28g 56%
Vitamin A 170%
Vitamin C 21%
Calcium 6%
Iron 13%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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