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Healthy Tuna Recipe with No Mayo

Healthy Protein Packed Tuna with Cottage Cheese, Yogurt and Lemon (Mayo Free)

This is a must try tuna recipe! It's super easy, flavorful and is jam packed with extra protein and nutrition. And, so easy to make!
Course Dinner, Lunch, Main Dish
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 6 people


  • 2 cans tuna
  • 1 cup whole fat yogurt
  • 1/2 cup cottage cheese
  • 1 celery sticks chopped up small
  • 1 lemon squeeze the juice of one small to medium lemon or orange
  • 1 TBSP zest of lemon or orange
  • 2 TBSP dijon mustard
  • 1/4 cup Onion red onion or sweet onion
  • 1/2 tsp Pepper


  1. In a large bowl, add the tuna and break it up with a fork into smaller pieces
  2. Zest lemon and add it to the bowl
  3. Juice one lemon and then
  4. Dice up onion and celery
  5. Mix everything together and chill in refrigerator for 30 minutes (this is optional)
  6. Serve.

Recipe Notes

Get more info Tuna Shopping Guide from Green Peace