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Tuna Salad with Cottage Cheese, Corn and Walnuts

Tuna Salad with Cottage Cheese, Corn and Walnuts

If you are looking for a tasty fitness tuna salad recipe, you just have to try this one. An excellent combination of ingredients and seasonings in this tuna salad will definitely get you and I'm sure this recipe will be among your favorites.

The salad is extremely easy to prepare and you can serve it within 5 minutes. It is ideal as quick lunch or dinner. We can serve it with whole-wheat pastry, fill it in a pancake or pita, but it is also perfect as is. Thanks to tuna and cottage cheese, it boasts a high protein content and you can also find there healthy fats from nuts.

Canned tuna has many benefits for your body. It contains omega-3 fatty acids that protect the body against cardiovascular diseases and it’s high in vitamins B, D, A, selenium, magnesium, and phosphor. It isn’t widely known that fatty acids ease the pain of arthritis, limit asthma symptoms, and are necessary for the proper development of young organism. Omega-3 fatty acids also have the ability to increase your body’s performance by promoting blood circulation in organs - which is especially helpful to athletes. Moreover, these acids delay fatigue, build up lactic acid levels, and reduce the creation of blood clots.


  • 150g (5.3oz) tuna in water (I recommend this one)
  • 30g (1oz) corn
  • 100g (3.5oz) cottage cheese
  • 20g (0.7oz) walnuts (I recommend these)
  • handful of lettuce
  • a pinch of ground paprika
  • a pinch of ground black pepper
  • a pinch of garlic powder
  • a pinch of sea salt


  1. Cut lettuce finely and serve on a plate.
  2. In a bowl, mix drained tuna with cottage cheese, corn, and spices.
  3. Add walnuts and serve on top of the prepared salad.
  4. Eat salad immediately.
Preparation time5 minutes
Yields1 serving
Nutritional information / 1 serving
Calories393 Kcal
Carbohydrates13 g
Fiber3 g
Proteins54 g
Fat15 g
Lucia Wagner

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Lucia Wagner