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Avocado Pesto Tuna Salad with Sun-Dried Tomatoes - mayo-free and healthy! | TheRoastedRoot.net #recipe #lunch @genovaseafood
Avocado Pesto Tuna Salad with Sun-Dried Tomatoes
Prep Time
10 mins
Total Time
10 mins
Author: Julia
Avocado Pesto:
  • 1 large ripe avocado peeled and pitted
  • ½ cup basil or parsley leaves
  • ¼ cup pine nuts
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 clove large garlic minced
  • sea salt
Tuna Salad:
  • Avocado Pesto recipe above
  • 2 (5-ounce) cans Genova Yellowfin Tuna, drained
  • ¼ cup red onion finely chopped
  • 1/3 cup sun-dried tomatoes drained and patted dry
  1. Add all of the ingredients for the avocado pesto to a food processor. Pulse until completely smooth. Taste for flavor and add more salt to taste.
  2. Add the tuna, red onion, and sun-dried tomatoes to a mixing bowl. Mix in the avocado pesto and stir until well-combined.
  3. Spread tuna salad on toasted bread to make a sandwich or add to your favorite green salad.