15 Whole30 Tuna Recipes: Tons of Terrific Tuna!

Inexpensive and available, tuna is a great choice for a healthy diet.

There are many ways to enjoy this fish and we’ve selected 15 of the best options just for you. These simple and tasty tuna recipes provide a twist to typical tuna dishes while keeping you on track with your Whole30 plan.

1) Dairy-Free Paleo & Whole30 Mediterranean Tuna Salad


Try some Dairy-Free Paleo & Whole30 Mediterranean Tuna Salad as a main dish. Paleo Scaleo creates this fancy salad using ingredients like tuna, mayonnaise, capers, Kalamata olives, tomatoes, artichoke, and avocado. Refreshing and rich, this recipe will not disappoint!

2) Spicy Tuna Spiralized Spring Vegetable Salad


Cotter Crunch creates a Spicy Tuna Spiralized Spring Vegetables Salad to satisfy your spicy palate. This recipe uses sweet baby turnips, cucumber, mayonnaise, mustard powder, and tuna. Make sure to use a Whole30 compliant mayonnaise for your dressing!

3) Easy Paleo Avocado Lime Tuna Salad


Looking for a quick and easy salad? You’re going to love this Easy Paleo Avocado Lime Tuna Salad from Paleo Running Momma. This recipe only uses 7 standard ingredients: tuna, red bell pepper, carrot, grape tomatoes, scallion, avocado, and lime. Vibrant and nutritious, this salad will give you a satisfied stomach.

4) Olive Oil Tuna Salad


This recipe for Olive Oil Tuna Salad originates from The Cheerful Kitchen. It requires the following ingredients: tuna, olive oil, sun-dried tomatoes, almonds, scallion, lemon, and lettuce. With rich Italian flavor, this salad will surely please!

5) Mediterranean Tuna Salad


Iowa Girl Eats creates a simple and unique tuna salad. Mediterranean Tuna Salad is made primarily with tuna, mayonnaise, Kalamata olives, red peppers, capers, and tomatoes. Don’t forget to serve this on a bright red bell pepper for the optimum visual impact!

6) Low-Carb Zucchini Noodles


Who needs noodles or pasta when you have zoodles! Here’s a great zoodle recipe from Kalyn’s Kitchen. This Low-Carb Zucchini Noodle dish combines zucchini, capers, green olives, and tuna. It’s quick and fool-proof;  the best zoodle dish for your Whole30 diet!

7) Tuna in Cucumber Cups


Switch up your appetizer with these creamy and crunchy Tuna in Cucumber Cups from Tastes Lovely. Even better? This recipe uses only 4 ingredients! You’ll need cucumber, tuna, mayonnaise, and dill to create these brilliant green cuties!

8) 10-Minute Spicy Tuna Rolls


Real Balanced brings us an excellent and exotic recipe for 10-Minute Spicy Tuna Rolls. This recipe calls for only 5 ingredients: cucumber, yellowfin tuna, hot sauce, ground cayenne, and avocado. These tuna rolls are super simple to make and a total crowd pleaser!

9) Mexican Tuna Stuffed Zucchini Boats


Zucchini is a great vessel in which to display your tuna dish. Check out this fabulous Mexican Tuna Stuffed Zucchini Boats recipe from Food Faith Fitness. Avocado oil, red bell pepper, tuna, salsa, zucchini, and avocado make up this fresh and unexpected appetizer.

10) Paleo Tuna Green Chile Zoodle Casserole


This recipe for Paleo Tuna Green Chile Zoodle Casserole comes from Cotter Crunch. With zucchini, tuna, green chiles, organic mustard, avocado, coconut flour, and coconut milk, you will get a unique taste with tuna as the star!

11) Butter Leaf Lettuce Spicy Tuna Wrap


Butter leaf lettuce, bell pepper, cucumber, tuna, olive oil, Vegenaise, Sriracha, and chili flakes combine to create a delicious and delectable Butter Leaf Lettuce Spicy Tuna Wrap. This recipe from Reluctant Entertainer should not be missed!

12) Whole30 Tuna Cakes with Lemon-Garlic Aioli


Enjoy Whole30 Tuna Cakes with Lemon-Garlic Aioli with this recipe from Hungry By Nature. This dish is made with ingredients including Ahi tuna, cassava flour, almond flour, olive oil, and mayonnaise. With just the right combination of flavors, this recipe is a great party pleaser!

13) Simple and Easy Tuna Patties


Looking for tuna burgers? Look no further! What Great Grandma Ate brings us this recipe for Simple and Easy Tuna Patties. This meal has tuna, egg, green onions, almond flour, Dijon mustard, hot sauce, lemon, and coconut oil. Wrap it up in lettuce leaves for the best bun-less tuna burger you’ve ever had!

14) Hawaiian Tuna Poke


This terrifyingly tasty Hawaiian Tuna Poke recipe was created by The Surfer’s Kitchen. Fresh tuna, sesame oil, coconut aminos, hot chili flakes, green onion, and roasted sesame seeds come together to give you a  dish with tasty Asian flare!

15) Pan Seared Ahi Tuna Steaks with Avocado Salsa


5 Minutes For Mom created a to-die-for recipe for Pan Seared Ahi Tuna Steaks with Avocado Salsa. This recipe calls for Ahi tuna, avocados, tomatoes, red onion, green onions, lemon, olive oil, and cilantro. It’s the perfect summer recipe!

We hope you enjoyed our collection of 15 Whole30 tuna recipes. Did we miss any of your favorites? Share your top tuna dishes in the comments below!

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Akana Hanaoka
Akana Hanaoka started subscribing to the ketogenic diet in Feb 2018 and successfully “cured” her type 2 diabetes. Now she's trying to spread keto across her hometown in South East Asia!

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