Middle Eastern Tuna Salad

Number of Servings: 3 (154 g)
Active Time: 5 min.
Total Time: 5 min.
Middle Eastern Tuna Salad

It’s so easy to dress up your tuna salad with yogurt, lemon, tahini, and garlic, replacing boring old mayonnaise. If cumin and parsley aren’t your dish, swap in spices and herbs you love. Beyond the dressing, the chickpeas add an interesting texture and fiber. This is a great dish for swapping in more plant-based proteins.


  • ⅓ cup non-fat, plain yogurt
  • 2 Tbsp. tahini
  • 1 tsp. lemon juice
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp. cumin
  • 1 (6 oz.) can solid white tuna in water, drained and flaked
  • 1 (8 oz.) can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • ¼ cup chopped flat-leaf parsley
  • Pepper to taste


  1. Whisk together yogurt, tahini, lemon juice, garlic, and cumin in a bowl.
  2. Stir in tuna, chickpeas, and parsley. Season with salt and pepper.

Nutrition Facts

3 servings per container

Serving Size 154 g

Amount per serving
Calories 195
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8g 10%
Saturated Fat 1.5g 6%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 3.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 3g
Cholesterol 20mg 7%
Sodium 220mg 10%
Total Carbohydrate 14g 5%
Dietary Fiber 3.5g 12%
Total Sugars 2g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 1g
Protein 18g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 112.5mg 8%
Iron 2.5mg 15%
Potassium 365mg 8%
Vitamin A 25.7mcg 2%
Vitamin C 8.7mg 10%
Vitamin E 1.1mg 8%
Vitamin K 82.1mcg 70%
Thiamin 0.2mg 15%
Riboflavin 0.1mg 8%
Niacin 6.3mg 40%
Vitamin B6 0.5mg 25%
Folate 37.1mcg 9%
Vitamin B12 0.7mcg 30%
Biotin 0.8mcg 2%
Chloride 40.4mg 2%
Pantothenate 0.4mg 8%
Phosphorus 281.4mg 25%
Iodine 9.5mcg 6%
Magnesium 52.1mg 10%
Zinc 1.5mg 15%
Selenium 37mcg 70%
Copper 0.3mg 35%
Manganese 0.6mg 25%
Chromium 0mcg 0%
Molybdenum 46.2mcg 100%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


Garbanzo Beans (prepared Chick Peas, Water, Salt, Calcium Chloride (firming Agent), And Disodium Edta), Albacore Tuna, Nonfat Plain Yogurt (cultured Pasteurized Milk, Salt, Enzymes), Tahini (ground Sesame), Parsley, Garlic, Lemon Juice, Cumin.

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