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Tuna and avocado Cobb salad

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Makes 4 servings.

Ingredients

For salad:

4 cups red leaf lettuce, rinsed and chopped (about 8 leaves)

1 cup frozen whole kernel corn, roasted (on a pan in the oven at 400 degrees for 7 to 10 minutes)

1 cup carrots, shredded

1 tomato, rinsed, halved and sliced

1/2 ripe avocado, peeled and sliced

1 cup frozen green peas, thawed

1 6-ounce can white albacore tuna in water

For dressing:

2 tablespoons lemon juice (or about 1 fresh lemon)

1 tablespoon lime juice (or about 1 fresh lime)

1 tablespoon honey

1 tablespoon fresh parsley, rinsed, dried and minced (or 1 teaspoon dried)

1 tablespoon water

1 tablespoon olive oil

Directions
  • Divide and arrange 2 cups of salad ingredients in each of 4 serving bowls.
  • For dressing, combine all ingredients and mix well. Spoon 2 tablespoons over each salad, and serve.

Nutrition information

Serving size: 2 cups salad, 2 tablespoons dressing. Amount per serving: 224 calories, 9g total fat (1g saturated fat), 24g carbohydrates, 15g protein, 6g total fiber, 264mg sodium.

Source: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

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