Paleo Italian Tuna Salad Recipe

Italian Tuna Salad

  • Author: Louise Hendon
  • Cook Time: 45 minutes
  • Total Time: 45 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Category: Appetizer, Lunch
  • Cuisine: Italian


  • 10 sun-dried tomatoes
  • 2 (5 oz) cans of tuna
  • 12 ribs of celery, diced finely
  • 2 Tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 clove of garlic, minced
  • 3 Tablespoons finely chopped parsley
  • 1/2 Tablespoon lemon juice
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Prepare the sun-dried tomatoes by softening them in warm water for 30 minutes until soft. Then, pat the tomatoes dry and chop finely.
  2. Flake the tuna.
  3. Mix the tuna together with the chopped tomatoes, celery, extra virgin olive oil, garlic, parsley, and lemon juice. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  4. If not serving immediately, mix with extra olive oil just before serving.
  5. Optional: Make cucumber boats with them.


  • Serving Size: 1 cup (approx.)