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Couscous tuna salad

Recipe Information

Servings 6
Preparation Time 5 Minutes
Cook Time 5 Minutes
Total Time 10 Minutes
Difficulty Easy
Main Ingredient Couscous; Tuna
Category Rice & Grains; Seafood
Meal Lunch; Dinner
Type Appetizer; Main Dish; Side Dish
Subtype Salad
Cook Method Boiling
Diet Low Calorie; Low Fat; Low Cholesterol; Low Sodium; Heart Healthy; High Protein


  • One 7-ounce can tuna, drained

  • 1 cup dry couscous 

  • 1/2 cup frozen corn, thawed and drained

  • 2 tablespoons cilantro, minced

  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar 

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil 

  • Black pepper, to taste



  • Pour 2 cups of boiling water over the couscous and let stand for 5minutes until the water is absorbed.

  • Combine the drained tuna with the couscous. Add the corn, cilantro, red wine vinegar, and olive oil to mixture. Grind in fresh pepper, and serve at room temperature.


Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories: 179 cal

  • Calories from fat: 24 cal

  • Total fat: 3g

  • Saturated fat: 0g

  • Cholesterol: 8mg

  • Sodium: 98mg

  • Total carbohydrate: 27g

  • Dietary fiber: 2g

  • Sugars: 1g

  • Protein: 11g