Tuna, Grapefruit & Avocado Salad

TunaGrapefruitRedPepperSaladLAt our house, we love having tuna salad for lunch (and sometimes for a light dinner!).  This salad is delicious, tangy twist on the traditional version.  Serve it on top of romaine lettuce or on a crusty rustic roll!

Tuna, Grapefruit, Fire Roasted Red Pepper & Avocado Salad
 
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Recipe type: Lunch
Serves: 4
Ingredients
  • 3 – 5 ounce cans of white chunk albacore tuna in water, drained
  • 3 T. lemon juice
  • ⅔ c. mayonnaise
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • garlic salt and pepper to taste
  • ½ c. fire roasted red peppers, diced
  • half a ruby red grapefruit, peeled and diced into small pieces (be careful to remove the white membrane either gently by hand or by cutting with a knife)
  • 2 large avocados, scooped and sliced
  • Romaine lettuce leaves
Instructions
  1. In a large bowl, add in the tuna, lemon juice, mayonnaise, diced onion and garlic salt and pepper to taste and mix well.
  2. Add in fire roasted red peppers and diced grapefruit and mix.
  3. Chill for about half an hour.
  4. When you are ready to serve the salad, on 4 separate plates, arrange 4-5 large Romaine lettuce leaves, allowing the leaves to overlap a bit.
  5. Scoop out a generous portion of tuna salad on the center of each plate.
  6. Position avocado slices around the tuna salad.
  7. Serve immediately with a large pitcher of iced tea!

Serve immediately with a large pitcher of iced tea!

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