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tuna avocado salad

Tuna Avocado Salad

Lisa Kamolnick
Tuna Avocado Salad a creamy and crunchy salad that’s loaded with protein, spreads well, packs a little heat, and satisfies the palate and belly.
Prep Time 15 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Salad
Cuisine American
Servings 4 cups


  • 10 oz chunk light tuna
  • 5 oz chunk white tuna
  • ½ small Vidalia or other sweet onion diced (about 2/3 C)
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 3 small sweet peppers chopped fine
  • 1 TBSP diced jalapeño peppers I use Mt. Olive brand
  • 1 small to medium avocado mashed
  • 1 TBSP sriracha sauce
  • ¼ to ½ tsp salt to taste
  • ½ tsp turmeric
  • ¼ to ½ tsp oregano to taste
  • ¼ C pecan pieces


  • Drain tuna well and place in large mixing bowl.
  • Dice onion, garlic and sweet peppers and place in bowl.
  • Mash avocado and place in bowl.
  • Add remaining ingredients and stir well.
    Avocado Tuna Salad
  • Serve or refrigerate in closed container.


Serving Suggestion
This salad works well in a sandwich on rich, multi-grain bread, as a spread on multigrain crackers, on a bed of lettuce, or on its own.
Be sure to remove pepper seeds before dicing.
Keyword salad, tuna salad