Matilde’s Tuna Salad
- CKD non-dialysis
1/4 of the bowl of tuna (approximately 3/4 cup)
- 15 ounces canned unsalted tuna, packed in water
- 1/2 large apple
- 1 celery stalk
- 1/2 small onion
- 3 tablespoons mayonnaise
- 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
- 1/8 teaspoon salt (optional)
Drain tuna and finely chop apple, celery and onion.
Mix tuna, apple, celery, onion, mayonnaise, black pepper and salt in a medium bowl.
Serve on top of bed of lettuce, with unsalted crackers or make a sandwich.
Nutrients per serving
- Calories 202
- Protein 27 g
- Carbohydrates 3 g
- Fat 9 g
- Cholesterol 36 mg
- Sodium 188 mg
- Potassium 318 mg
- Phosphorus 183 mg
- Calcium 20 mg
- Fiber 0.8 g
Renal and renal diabetic food choices
Adjust portion if you are on a lower protein diet. Ask your dietitian to recommend the correct portion for your individual needs.
- The juices from the fruit and vegetables will maintain moisture in the tuna salad.
If you’d like to munch something crunchy, try Matilde’s Tuna Salad with celery sticks or lightly steamed green beans.
Sodium is 121 mg per serving if salt is omitted.