Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  290
  • Protein  25 g
  • Carbohydrates  32 g
  • Fat  7 g
  • Cholesterol  22 mg
  • Sodium  475 mg
  • Potassium  320 mg
  • Phosphorus  175 mg
  • Calcium  17 mg
  • Fiber  2.5 g

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 3 meat
  • 2 starch
  • 1/2 vegetable, low potassium

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • Check tuna ingredients and avoid brands with phosphate additives.

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Tuna Salad Bagel
12patches says:

I would like to know if l can substitution can chicken instead? Neither l or my husband care for tuna. Dietitian comment: Only if you can find low-sodium canned chicken. Or you could prepare a fresh chicken breast and shred for the recipe.

Apr. 22, 2018, 1:21 AM
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Josie72 says:

This recipe looks like it has too much Potassium and salt for the kidneys? Am I not understanding the amounts ect. My kidneys are functioning at 27%. Dietitian comment: The levels are acceptable for an entrée. You could exchange the bagel for a lower sodium bread or wrap to reduce the sodium.

Jul. 05, 2017, 5:54 AM
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Chloelarue says:

If I am limited to 20 grams of protein per day, what can I eat for the rest of the day?! Dietitian comment: 20 grams protein a day is very little. Please be sure you are working with a dietitian as a very low protein diet can cause protein malnutrition if not monitored and if insufficient in the essential amino acids.

Nov. 05, 2015, 12:13 PM
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crinkster says:

I really dislike mayo of any kid. I used regular Miracle Whip (yes, I know it comes in low fat, but with low fat products you often get more sugar and other unwanted ingredients.) I love bagels, so I knew I would love this. I added a thin slice of tomato. Great!

Jul. 19, 2015, 1:52 PM
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caffish55 says:

I'm going to make this without bagels, do not like bagels & have no low-fat mayo. because the store brand bought is less in sodium & that is what I have on hand. I love onions, celery & could not find low-sodium tuna, but it is water packed & will drain it & rinse it also. My question is: I thought you were supposed to add hard boiled eggs too, is that possible, to have more protein? Dietitian comment: Yes you can add either egg whites or the whole hard-boiled egg to increase protein. Each egg contains 7 grams of protein.

Jul. 19, 2014, 10:29 AM
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amber1234 says:

I made tuna salad with cut up apples. I just added mayo and apples. It was very good. I omitted celery, onions, bagels. Can't stand bagels. Also I put the tuna salad on wheat bread. Yup, that is a keeper. My mom liked the taste.

Jan. 05, 2014, 1:29 PM
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kidsal2 says:

Love tuna salad!

Mar. 17, 2013, 11:53 AM
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Saz6289 says:

I used chicken of the sea albacore tuna which had half the potassium of the other brands. My mom loves tuna so I knew this would be a recipe we'd be making again and again.

Feb. 18, 2013, 7:49 PM
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tfisk says:

Very easy to make and good.

May. 16, 2012, 10:19 AM
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stelbisc says:

I'm always cutting corners where I can on potassium and sodium. We found "Western Bagel" brand bagels at Wal-Mart in the dairy section that are actually portion controlled and healthier than all others I've searched for. That mixed with "Bumble Bee" very low sodium white Albacore tuna (in water) and this was a perfect lunch!

Nov. 25, 2009, 12:36 PM

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