An all time favourite - Tuna and Sweetcorn Mayo Salad. Perfect with a baked potatoes or some salad.
Tuna and Sweetcorn Mayo is one of those childhood favourites for me, with either a yummy baked potato or in white crusty breads (the later of course is a memory of the past, as I rarely have white bread, unless of course, I am having a treat and have saved some syns).
I was determined to create a tasty low synned version of Tuna and Sweetcorn Mayo, which can be hard to achieve when you are not using lots of that yummy creamy regular mayonnaise.
But with a few swaps and additions like some chopped pickles (trust me they add a great flavour to this), it really does taste just as good. It made a perfect low syn lunch with my baked potato and salad.
I have a great cheat version of doing my baked potatoes too, I half cook in the microwave, spray the skin with a little spray oil and rub in some sea salt and then finish off in the oven, it saves on lots of time, but you still get that amazing crispy skin, which is a must with a baked potato.
Don't fancy a regular potato, try serving this with a baked sweet potato. Sweet potatoes don't take as long to cook. You can part cook in the microwave first too, but I recommend reducing the time depending on the size of the sweet potato you are using.
If you have a few syns spare, you can top with a little butter, but because of how yummy the skin is on these baked potatoes using my method, it was yummy without.
This would be perfect for taking to work for lunch too. Add the tuna and sweetcorn mayo to a tub, and you can reheat the baked potato in the microwave, if you cook it the night before. If you don't have microwave facilities at work, just take with some mixed salad ingredients of choice - like baby leaves, tomatoes, cucumber, red onion and beetroot etc.
Got a picnic planned? Take this Tuna and Sweetcorn Mayo salad in a tub with lots of other yummy low syn goodies for a great picnic for the family to dig in and enjoy. If you save your HEb, you could take some yummy fresh wholemeal/wholewheat bread of which 2oz/60g is a HEb.
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- Curried Chicken Rice Salad Bowl
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- Chopped Chicken Salad
- Tuscan Chicken Salad
- Chicken Caesar Salad
- Syn Free Healthy Potato Salad
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No need to skimp on this Tuna and Sweetcorn Mayo - you can pile in on that crispy skinned baked potato, dig in and enjoy!!
- 170g (6oz) of tuna (canned)
- 2 tablespoons of reduced fat mayo - 4 syns
- ¼ cup (4 Tablespoons) of fat free plain yoghurt
- ½ cup (4 tablespoons ) of sweetcorn
- approx 6 slices of pickles (gherkin) - finely chopped
- 2-3 spring onions, finely chopped
- salt and black pepper
- For the baked potatoes
- 2x 250g flour potatoes (I used russets)
- ¼ teaspoon of sea salt
- spray oil
- Preheat oven to 220c/425f (gas mark 7)
- Pierce the potatoes with a fork
- Add to the microwave and cook for 6 minutes
- All to cool slightly, then spray the skin with spray oil and rub with the salt
- Place in the oven and bake for 20 mins, until skin is lovely a crispy.
- While the potatoes cook, add the tuna, mayo, yoghurt, pickles, corn and spring onion to a bowl and mix to combine.
- Season well with salt and black pepper.
- Once baked potatoes are cooked. Cut diagonally and vertically, in a cross and then gently squeeze from all sides so it puffs up the potatoes inside.
- Top with the tuna and sweetcorn mayo and serve with a mixed salad.
This recipe is gluten free, Slimming World and Weight Watchers friendly
- Slimming World - 2 syns per serving
- WW Smart Points - 9
Syns in reduced fat mayo can vary by brand, so double check the value of the one you use.
Try serving with a baked sweet potato for variation, or ditch the potatoes altogether and serve with a mixed salad of your choice.
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Nutrition InformationYield 2 Serving Size 1 SERVING
Amount Per Serving Calories 340Total Fat 4.6gSaturated Fat 1.2gCholesterol 34mgSodium 750mgCarbohydrates 52.4gFiber 7gSugar 7.9gProtein 23.8g