Tuna salad with cottage

Are you looking for a light and healthy lunch for yourself or your kids? Look no further. Send your kids to school with a perfect sandwich and save some tuna for yourself. Tuna salad on a bed of lettuce is healthy, fresh and good for your diet.



  • 1  can of tuna fish
  • 1/3 cup of cottage cheese
  • 2 tablespoons of mayonnaise
  • 1 spring onion chopped
  • 1 celery stalk, chopped
  • the juice from  half of a lemon
  • 1 teaspoon of  mustard, preferably Dijon
  • 1 tablespoon capers (optional)
  • fresh or dry dill (optional)
  • fresh or dry parsley (optional)

How to make: Combine all the ingredients. If the tuna is in water, strain it and a teaspoon of olive oil. Make a sandwich with toasted or non-toasted bread. Add lettuce and tomatoes if you want. You can also serve the tuna salad on top of a bed of fresh lettuce. Perfect lunch!

Credits:  I found this recipe at simply recipes.

Update: June 19th, 2012: Here’s another photo of the same recipe. This time the sandwich was made with toasted bread.

Sandwich with toasted bread and tuna salad

Update: April 9th, 2014: Lettuce served with the tuna salad. This is a great meal.

Lettuce with tuna salad

Lettuce with tuna salad

3 thoughts on “Tuna salad with cottage

    • Ash, I’m sorry it took a while to respond. This is my go-to salad because the cottage cheese make it much lighter and healthier and in my opinion tastier. I used it instead of mayo. Try it once!

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