High-Protein Black Bean Avocado Tuna Salad Sandwiches
 
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Healthy high-protein avocado tuna salad sandwiches with fiber-rich black beans, tomatoes and cilantro! This recipe takes 5 minutes to make and is a wonderful, healthy no-cook lunch!
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Recipe type: Sandwich, Salad, Lunch, Easy, Gluten Free, Dairy Free
Serves: 2 salads or sandwiches
Ingredients
  • 1/2 large avocado, mashed
  • 1 can Genova Yellowfin Tuna in olive oil, drained
  • 1/2 cup black beans (salt free or low sodium, preferred)
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • 10 grape tomatoes, halved
  • juice from 1/2 lemon (a lime will also work)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 2 slices sprouted, gluten free or whole grain bread (can also use lettuce wraps)
  • 2 tablespoons goat cheese crumbles
Instructions
  1. In a large bowl, mash avocado. Fold in tuna then add in the following: cilantro, tomato halves, lime/lemon juice, salt and pepper. Mix to combine.
  2. Toast bread and spoon tuna salad on top. Garnish with extra cilantro and goat cheese. Enjoy! Makes 2 open faced sandwiches.
Notes
Nutrition information does not include bread. Serve the salad however you like: on your favorite whole grain or gluten free toast, crackers, in lettuce wraps, or just eat as is!
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1/2 recipe (does not include bread) Calories: 250 Fat: 12.9g Saturated fat: 3g Carbohydrates: 19.6g Sugar: 2.7g Fiber: 6g Protein: 17g
Recipe by Ambitious Kitchen at https://www.ambitiouskitchen.com/black-bean-avocado-tuna-salad-sandwiches/