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Tuna Salad with Capers and Dill

This lightened up Tuna Salad with Capers and Dill is loaded with great flavor with less fat and calories than traditional tuna salad. An easy, make-ahead lunch at home or on the go!
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Lunch, Main Course
Cuisine: American
Diet: Gluten Free, Low Calorie, Low Fat
Keyword: tuna salad with capers and dill
Servings: 4
Calories: 143kcal
Author: Valerie Brunmeier


For the Tuna Salad

  • 12 ounces solid white albacore in water well drained (like Wild Planet or Bumble Bee wild caught)
  • 3 tablespoons nonfat plain Greek yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise like olive oil mayonnaise
  • ¼ cup diced red onion
  • ¼ cup diced celery
  • 2 tablespoons capers drained
  • ½ lemon juiced
  • 1 teaspoon dried dill
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • ¼ teaspoon kosher salt or to taste

Optional for Serving

  • 8 slices multigrain sandwich bread
  • sliced tomato
  • mixed greens
  • 4 avocados halved, pits removed


  • Combine all the ingredients for the tuna salad in a bowl.

Serving Suggestions


    Nutrition information was calculated for tuna salad only and does not include optional toppings.
    Serving Suggestions
    Layer the tuna salad on sturdy sandwich bread with your toppings of choice.
    For a low carb meal, layer the tuna salad on thick slices of tomato or stuff halved, pitted avocados with the tuna salad and add any toppings you love.
    Store leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator and use within 3 days for the best quality.


    Calories: 143kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 37mg | Sodium: 646mg | Potassium: 280mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 74IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 40mg | Iron: 1mg