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Looking for a sunny side salad or simple lunch bite? Try my avocado salad recipe with black beans, tuna and fresh cilantro!

Tuna & Avocado Salad Recipe

Looking for a sunny side salad or simple lunch bite? Then try my avocado salad recipe with black beans, tuna and fresh cilantro!
Course Lunch, Salad
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 2
Calories per serving 507 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 large ripe avocado
  • 1 small fresh cucumber
  • a handful fresh cilantro chopped
  • a handful fresh mint chopped
  • 2 tbsp red onion chopped finely
  • 5,5 oz canned tuna (155 g)
  • a handful canned black beans drained
  • 2 tbsp whole milk
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp lemon zest
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • pepper
  • salt

Instructions

  1. Slice the avocado lengthwise in half and remove the big seed in the middle. Scoop the avocado out of the skins (or peel both halves) and then dice the green avocado flesh roughly into bite-size pieces. Add this together with the finely chopped red onion to a large mixing bowl.
    Looking for a sunny side salad or simple lunch bite? Try my avocado salad recipe with black beans, tuna and fresh cilantro!
  2. Peel the cucumber. Slice it in half lengthwise using a sharp knife. With a teaspoon remove the seeds in the middle. Then chop up the cucumber and add it to the other vegetables in the mixing bowl.
    Looking for a sunny side salad or simple lunch bite? Try my avocado salad recipe with black beans, tuna and fresh cilantro!
  3. Rinse the black beans. Flake the canned tuna with a fork. Add both tuna and black beans to the bowl.
    Looking for a sunny side salad or simple lunch bite? Try my avocado salad recipe with black beans, tuna and fresh cilantro!
  4. Stir well. Then add the lemon zest, the olive oil, the milk and half of the lemon juice. Season with a little pinch of pepper and salt.
    Looking for a sunny side salad or simple lunch bite? Try my avocado salad recipe with black beans, tuna and fresh cilantro!
  5. Stir the ingredients again. Check the seasoning and add extra lemon juice, pepper or salt to taste if necessary to taste. Sprinkle with the freshly chopped cilantro and mint.
    Looking for a sunny side salad or simple lunch bite? Try my avocado salad recipe with black beans, tuna and fresh cilantro!
  6. Then give the salad one last good stir. Put it in the fridge and chill it for 20 to 30 minutes. Serve it cold.
    Looking for a sunny side salad or simple lunch bite? Try my avocado salad recipe with black beans, tuna and fresh cilantro!