Southwestern Tuna Salad for a Unique Low Carb Lunch
Crunchy, crispy, creamy, spicy, tangy, smoky... It's all here in this unique southwestern tuna salad. With just 4.9 net carbs it will fill you up without taking you over your daily carb allotment. Perfect for lunch to go, too!
Prep Time 5minutes
Total Time 5minutes
2 1/2ouncesalbacore tuna in waterdrained and patted dry
2lime wedgesdivided use
1tablespoonscilantrodivided use, chopped
1/2ouncered cabbagecut in shreds
1tablespoonshelleddo not use the kinds with shells on, roasted pumpkin seeds
Smoked paprika for garnish
Salt to taste
Add the Albacore to a small bowl.
Squeeze one lime wedge over the top.
Sprinkle with about 1/2 teaspoon cilantro.
Stir gently to mix thoroughly.
Make the cumin cream (instructions below).
Lay the red cabbage shreds on a chilled plate.
Sprinkle the onion on top.
Add the tuna.
Top with the cojita cheese, salsa verde, cumin cream, and pumpkin seeds.
Dust lightly with smoked paprika.
Serve with 2nd lime wedge to squeeze over the top.
Mix the sour cream and cumin together.
Add enough water to get a creamy Ranch salad dressing consistency.
Taste and add salt as needed.
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