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Middle Eastern Tuna Salad

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Total Time: 15 mins

Middle Eastern Tuna Salad

Try this in a whole-wheat pita pocket with fresh spinach and sliced red onion.


  • 1/3 cup nonfat plain yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons tahini, or fruity extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 2 cloves garlic, very finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 6-ounce can solid white tuna in water, drained and flaked
  • 1 8-ounce can chickpeas, (3/4 cup), drained and rinsed
  • 1/4 cup flat-leaf parsley, chopped
  • salt & freshly ground pepper, to taste


Step 1
Whisk together yogurt, tahini or olive oil, lemon juice, garlic and cumin in a bowl. Stir in tuna, chickpeas and parsley and season with salt and pepper.

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