Chopped Cajun Ahi Tuna Salad

Chopped Cajun Ahi Tuna Salad

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From: Diabetic Living Magazine

Fresh tuna tops a colorful romaine salad with tomatoes, green peppers and ranch dressing seasoned with Cajun spices.

Ingredients 2 servings

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  • 8 ounces fresh or frozen ahi tuna steaks, thawed
  • 1 tablespoon salt-free Cajun seasoning, such as Frontier® brand
  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • ¼ cup light ranch salad dressing, such as Hidden Valley® brand
  • 3 cups bite-size pieces romaine lettuce
  • ¼ cup quartered cherry tomatoes
  • ¼ cup chopped celery
  • ¼ cup chopped green sweet pepper
  • ¼ cup sliced green onions

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  1. Rinse tuna; pat dry. Sprinkle with 2 teaspoons of the Cajun seasoning; rub in with your fingers.
  2. Coat a medium nonstick skillet with cooking spray; heat skillet over medium-high heat. Add tuna; cook 4 minutes or until desired doneness, turning once.
  3. In a medium bowl combine ranch dressing and the remaining 1 teaspoon Cajun seasoning. Add lettuce; stir to coat.
  4. To serve, break tuna into bite-size pieces. Divide lettuce mixture between two plates; top with tuna and vegetables.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: 2 cups
  • Per serving: 233 calories; 8 g fat(1 g sat); 3 g fiber; 8 g carbohydrates; 29 g protein; 116 mcg folate; 49 mg cholesterol; 4 g sugars; 6,646 IU vitamin A; 24 mg vitamin C; 66 mg calcium; 2 mg iron; 361 mg sodium; 827 mg potassium
  • Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin A (133% daily value), Vitamin C (40% dv), Folate (29% dv)
  • Carbohydrate Servings: ½
  • Exchanges: 4 lean protein, 1 vegetable, ½ fat

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