Tuna, Apple, and Carrot Salad + 5 Easy Fruit and Vegetable Hacks
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Recipe type: Dinner
Serves: 2
 
This recipe serves two, but it can easily be doubled if you have more mouths to feed! To ease your mealtime to-do list, enlist family members to help. Get kids involved. They can chop the apple, shred the carrot or chop the celery, and rip herbs.
Ingredients
  • One 5 ounce can tuna or boneless, skinless pink salmon, drained and flaked with a fork
  • 1 small carrot, peeled and shredded on the large holes of a box grater (about ½ cup), or 1 stalk celery, peeled and trimmed, sliced in half lengthwise, and thinly sliced, (about ⅓ cup)
  • ¼ medium apple, cut into ¼-inch dice (about ⅓ cup)
  • 1 green onion, trimmed and thinly sliced
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons chopped fresh tarragon, dill, or parsley, optional
  • Zest ¼ lemon, plus more to taste
  • 3 to 4 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 avocado, halved
Instructions
  1. Place the tuna, carrot, apple, onion, tarragon as desired, and lemon zest in a bowl and stir to combine. Mix in the mayonnaise, mustard, and salt and pepper to taste.
  2. Scoop into halved avocado and serve.
Recipe by Lizs Healthy Table at https://www.lizshealthytable.com/2022/09/15/tuna-apple-and-carrot-salad-5-easy-fruit-and-vegetable-hacks/