Tuna Salad Cucumber Boats


Here’s a fun and fresh way to serve tuna salad. Skip the bread and hollow out some cucumber, then fill with your favorite tuna salad recipe. These make a great low carb lunch or snack. 

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Tuna Salad Cucumber Boats


  • 1 4-ounce can tuna, drained
  • 1/2 stalk celery, chopped
  • 2 tbsp mayonnaise
  • 1/2 tsp dried dill
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 medium cucumber


  1. In a medium bowl, stir together the tuna, celery, mayonnaise, dill, and salt and pepper, until well combined. Break up the tuna with the back of a fork if necessary.
  2. Cut the cucumber in half crosswise, then cut each half in half again, lengthwise. Use a knife to make v-shaped cuts into the cucumber to remove the seeds.
  3. Divide the tuna salad among the cucumber boats. Serve cold.

Yield: 2

Cholesterol: 23mg

Food energy: 199 kcal

Total fat: 12.78g

Calories from fat: 114

Carbohydrate: 5.81

Protein per serving: 14.44g

Total dietary fiber: 0.91g

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