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5 from 8 votes

Broccoli Tuna Salad

Broccoli tuna salad is a flavorful variation of a classic. It's a blend of fresh and easy ingredients, with an extra dose of broccoli greens!
Prep Time: 15 mins
Total Time: 15 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Broccoli Tuna Salad, tuna salad, tuna salad recipe
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 176kcal
Author: Lisa Bryan


  • 2 5-ounce cans tuna drained
  • 1 cup broccoli rice
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 2 green onions sliced
  • 2 tablespoons sunflower seeds
  • 1-2 tablespoons chopped parsley, chives or other herbs
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Remove the florets from a head of broccoli, place in a food processor, and pulse until the texture resembles rice.
    Broccoli being processed in a food processor for broccoli tuna salad.
  • Add the drained canned tuna, mayonnaise, dijon mustard, broccoli rice, sunflower seeds, green onion, and chopped parsley to a bowl.
    Ingredients for broccoli tuna salad in a bowl.
  • Stir everything together until it's well combined.
  • Enjoy the broccoli tuna salad straight out of the bowl, turned into a sandwich, or wrapped in lettuce leaves.


Calories: 176kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 8mg | Sodium: 159mg | Potassium: 193mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 428IU | Vitamin C: 43mg | Calcium: 30mg | Iron: 1mg