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Easy Mediterranean Salad with Tuna and Creamy Lemon Dressing

A super fast and simple pescatarian salad made with canned tuna, lots of fresh vegetables, and a creamy lemon, dill and garlic dressing.

Course Main Course, Salad
Cuisine American, Mediterranean
Keyword Quick Lunch, Tuna
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 2 minutes
Total Time 7 minutes
Servings 2 servings
Calories 344 kcal


Mediterranean Salad

  • 2 cans tuna in olive oil
  • 4 cups romaine lettuce
  • 1/4 cup sundried tomatoes
  • 1 medium cucumber
  • 1 cup artichoke hearts
  • 2 tbsp pepitas
  • 1 red bell pepper

Creamy Lemon Garlic Dressing

  • 1/4 cup coconut milk or substitute plain greek yogurt (however this is NOT Paleo or Whole30 compliant)
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/4 tsp dried dill
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp black pepper


Do the Prep Work

  1. Wash and chop the romaine. Dice the bell pepper, cucumber, and red onion.

Make the Salad Dressing

  1. Bring the coconut milk to room tempertature. Whisk together all the dressing ingredients.

Assemble & Serve!

  1. Add the lettuce to a large bowl, then assemble all the ingredients on top. Drizzle the salad with the salad dressing.

    Toss it gently and divide between two plates or bowls.

Recipe Notes

Salad Dressing Notes:

Protein Notes:

Nutrition Facts
Easy Mediterranean Salad with Tuna and Creamy Lemon Dressing
Amount Per Serving
Calories 344 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Fat 14g22%
Saturated Fat 7g44%
Cholesterol 61mg20%
Sodium 761mg33%
Potassium 1413mg40%
Carbohydrates 20g7%
Fiber 6g25%
Sugar 11g12%
Protein 41g82%
Vitamin A 10340IU207%
Vitamin C 94mg114%
Calcium 94mg9%
Iron 7mg39%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.