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Healthy Avocado Tuna Salad Sandwiches with fiber & protein rich black beans! Great healthy lunch to pack and only takes 5 min to make!

High-Protein Black Bean Avocado Tuna Salad Sandwiches

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!
Course Dairy Free, Easy, Gluten Free, Lunch, Salad, Sandwich
Cuisine American
Keyword avocado tuna salad sandwiches, black bean tuna salad sandwiches, tuna salad
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 2 salads or sandwiches
Calories 250 kcal
Author Monique Volz of AmbitiousKitchen.com


  • 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


  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.

Recipe 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 Facts
High-Protein Black Bean Avocado Tuna Salad Sandwiches
Amount Per Serving (1 sandwich)
Calories 250 Calories from Fat 116
% Daily Value*
Fat 12.9g20%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Carbohydrates 19.6g7%
Fiber 6g25%
Sugar 2.7g3%
Protein 17g34%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.