Jalapeño Lime Tuna Salad

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Looking for a new spin on classic tuna salad? Instead of using the same old combination of onion and celery, try this jalapeño and lime tuna salad made with jalapeños, lime juice, and heart healthy avocado. It’s easy to prepare, and when served over baby spinach, is a healthy and filling weekday meal.

Jalapeño Lime Tuna Salad

This updated version of the classic tuna salad has spicy flavors and heart-healthy ingredients.
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Lunch, Salad
Cuisine: Universal
Keyword: Diabetic-Friendly, Gluten-Free, Keto, Quick and Easy
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 297kcal
Author: SkinnyMs.


  • 12 ounces tuna cans, drained and flaked
  • 1/2 cup Greek yogurt plain
  • 1 lime juiced
  • 1 onion small, minced
  • 1 jalapeño pepper seeded and diced
  • 1 avocado pitted, peeled, and cubed
  • 1/4 cup cilantro fresh, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper freshly ground
  • 4 cups baby spinach leaves


  • Combine all of the ingredients except for the spinach in a large bowl. Mix well and chill until ready to serve. Serve the tuna salad over the spinach leaves.


Serving: 1cup | Calories: 297kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 27g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 28mg | Sodium: 313mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 2g
SmartPoints (Freestyle): 8

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5 Comments on "Jalapeño Lime Tuna Salad"

  1. Jen MacVicar  September 2, 2014

    That is a BIG salad for 7 points! AWESOME!

  2. Ashley  April 11, 2016

    I don’t like avocado plain tuna I only like tuna with mayo lol can I supstitute this meal?

  3. jessa  July 21, 2016

    Hi: Silly question: Is the recipe calling for 26 oz or 2 tins,6 oz each?
    Thank you very much.


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