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Tuna salad with avocado in a large white bowl.

Avocado Tuna Salad

A healthy and delicious salad made with ripe avocados, tuna, cucumber, celery and red onion. Perfect for sandwiches, wraps or eaten straight up!
Course Salad
Cuisine American
Keyword avocado salad, tuna salad
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 149kcal
Author Anna


  • 5 oz. can tuna in water
  • 1 avocado
  • 1 celery stalk
  • 3 tablespoons finely chopped red onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped cucumber
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley cilantro or celery leaves (See note)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice


  • Chop cucumber and celery. Finely chop red onion. Drain tuna from water (I use a small colander to do that over the sink).
  • Slice avocado in half, remove the seed, then slice each half into 4 sliced. Remove skin and chop.
  • Combine all ingredients in a salad bowl. Add olive oil, lemon juice, salt and pepper. Add parsley or cilantro (or chopped celery leaves!). Gently toss everything together. Serve immediately or cover and refrigerate for up to 3 days.


I don't like cilantro so I always use parsley. You can also use celery leaves. They are delicious and very healthy. 


Calories: 149kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 12mg | Sodium: 384mg | Potassium: 351mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 260IU | Vitamin C: 11.7mg | Calcium: 15mg | Iron: 1mg