I like to use homemade mayonnaise and not reduced fat for this as it is much more creamy and much better ingredients too, you don’t actually need very much.. You can either do the same or use a good quality branded one. If you prefer to use a reduced fat then of course you can do that too, but I can’t comment on the flavour. For a few syns it is worth the better stuff in my opinion.
If you don’t fancy a salad try this topped on a baked potato or if you have a HEb spare, you could use it for a yummy filling for a sandwich.
This recipe is gluten free, Slimming World (SP) and Weight Watchers friendly
Slimming Eats Recipe
Extra Easy – 2.5 syns per serving
Original/SP – 2.5 syns per serving
- 140g/5oz of canned Tuna, drained
- 1 tbs of homemade or good quality mayonnaise (5 syns)
- 2 tbs of 0% Greek yoghurt
- ½ small red onion, finely diced
- 1 pickle, diced
- pinch of dill
- juice of half a lemon
- salt and black pepper
- 4 cups of arugula,
- ½ cup (120ml) of canned chick peas
- ¼ cup (60ml) of diced beetroot
- 1 cup (240ml) of chopped cucumber
- Add the arugula, beetroot, cucumber, chickpeas to a bowl and toss to mix.
- Divide among two plates.
- Add the tuna, mayo, Greek yogurt, onion, pickle, dill, and lemon juice to the bowl and mix all together.
- Season as needed with salt and black pepper.
- Top each plate of salad with half the mixture.
The recipe above has been calculated for Slimming World, however for those of you following the Weight Watchers plan or another calorie controlled type diet. Below is the approx. nutritional information:
Approx. NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION
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