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Tuna Spread

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Tuna Spread

Here’s a tasty high protein snack that takes under 10 minutes to prepare.


1 can (170 g) no salt added tuna, drained
2 Tbsp light mayonnaise
1 tsp lemon juice
1/2 tsp dijon mustard
pepper to taste

Tip: To further reduce calories choose no salt added tuna packed in water instead of oil.


In a bowl, combine all the ingredients with a fork. Season with pepper. Serve on crackers or toast.

Nutrient Analysis

  • Calories: 101 KCal
  • Protein: 12.4 g
  • Carbohydrates: 1.3 g
  • Fibre: 0.03 g
  • Total Fat: 4.9 g
  • Sodium: 37 mg
  • Phosphorus: 133 mg
  • Potassium: 91 mg

Renal Diet Nutrient Analysis

Servings per recipe: 4

Serving size: 1/4 cup

Renal and Diabetic Exchanges

2 protein

What is one exchange?
  • 1 Protein Choice = 1oz of meat or 7g of dietary protein
  • 1 Starch Choice = about 15g of carbohydrates
  • 1 Fruit or Vegetable Choice = ½ cup
  • 1 Milk Choice = ½ cup

2 thoughts on “Tuna Spread

  1. Tuna is the only fish I eat , I love it and have it twice a week. It makes for a great lunch on unsalted crackers and it is so quick and easy with a nice side of crudite (veggies).

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