Keto Tuna Salad Recipe with Egg

This Keto Tuna Salad Recipe with Egg is a ridiculously easy recipe and perfect for when you’re looking for something tasty to fill you up but still eat healthy!

For me, being on a low carb, high protein diet, I’m always looking for ways to keep it interesting with tastes and textures.

Therefore, I decided to make this Keto Tuna Salad Recipe with Egg that my Mom used to make ever since I was a kid – WAY before anybody ever heard the term Keto.

Keto Tuna Salad

Keto Tuna Salad Recipe with Egg

I’ve always been a big tuna fan, but the very first time my Mom made this recipe for me, I thought, does tuna salad and egg salad together? I’m not so sure!

But then I tasted it and it was heavenly!

As a matter of fact, I consider it the best tuna salad recipe to make your taste buds jump for joy.

Healthy & Delicious Cold Lunch Recipe

Being that this delicious tuna salad is a really EASY lunch recipe to make, it’s perfect for a busy day at work!

In addition, this recipe makes for a really HEALTHY lunch!

As a matter of fact, this is the best part, because each serving of this recipe has:

  • 139 calories
  • 18 grams of protein
  • 2 grams of carbohydrates
  • 6 grams of fat


Plus, according to tuna in general has some great health benefits!

As you can see, this recipe is low in calories, an excellent source of high quality protein and has very low carbs.

Gotta love following a balanced diet and finding recipes like this!

Keto Tuna Salad Recipe with Egg Ingredients

Here are the classic, simple ingredients that I used:

  • Canned Tuna
  • Large Egg
  • Crunchy Dill Pickles
  • Mayonnaise
  • Salt
  • Black Pepper

My version is just like a classic egg salad but with tuna in it.

However, you can add whatever ingredients you want to!

How To Make Keto Tuna Salad Recipe with Egg

Step 1: Drain Juice & Empty Tuna Into Mixing Bowl

Keto Tuna Salad Recipe with Egg
Use solid white albacore tuna in water

Step 2: Chop Solid Ingredients & Add To Tuna

Chop ingredients into small pieces.

Chop pickle spear

Step 3: Add Mayo and/or Other Wet Ingredients & Mix Well

Keto Tuna Salad Recipe with Egg

Ways To Eat Tuna Salad

Now all you have to do is decide how you’re going to eat it.

  • Use it as a sandwich filling – I love the Keto, low carb tortillas and bread
  • Add it on top of a nice bed of lettuce leaves
  • Dip tortilla chips, crackers, or parmesan crisps into it
  • Top rice cakes with it

How Long Does Tuna Salad with Egg Last?

This will last you 3 to 7 days as long as you keep it in an airtight container in the refrigerator.

Not to mention, it’s a great excuse to get a big can of tuna and a few hard boiled eggs so that you can make a big batch at a time.

That way you’ll have leftovers ready to eat for the week.

Additions or Substitutions

Here are some ingredients you can add OR use as substitutes in order to make it just the way you like it:

  • Greek Yogurt or Sour Cream (instead of mayonnaise)
  • Chopped celery
  • Chopped green onion or finely chopped red onion
  • Water chestnuts
  • 1 teaspoon of Dijon Mustard – you can add this and decrease the amount of mayonnaise
  • Alfalfa sprouts
  • Bean sprouts
  • Chopped cucumber
  • Chopped peppers
  • Thinly sliced radishes
  • Chopped tomatoes
  • Lemon Pepper
  • Spices
  • Lemon Juice
  • Dill Pickle Relish or Sweet Pickle Relish
  • Fresh Dill Weed

As you can see, there are multiple ways you can make your very own version of this recipe.

Very Easy & Quick to Make

This is something you can whip up in 10 minutes.

Hence the reason why I love making it.

In this case, I used leftover hard boiled Easter eggs.

However, anytime of year, it’s good to have a few hard boiled eggs on hand in the refrigerator to quickly grab and eat.

My dog Sarge was intently watching me as I prepared my tuna egg salad.

I think he thought he was going to get a bite.

Keto Tuna Salad Recipe with Egg

As mentioned above, I would have added more ingredients, such as cucumbers, celery, and spring onions if I had them.

That’s what’s great about this recipe is that you can switch it up so many different ways.

Because I’m eating low carb and high protein (Keto), I added a side of parmesan crisps.

Parmesan Crisps with tuna salad

Also, the parmesan crisps gave it that added crunch and made for the perfect lunch!

Keto Tuna Salad Recipe with Egg

Healthy Keto Tuna Salad Recipe with Egg

Below is the full recipe that you can print out and use as a recipe card: 

Tuna Salad with Egg

Healthy Keto Tuna Salad Recipe with Egg

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This super easy Keto Tuna Salad Recipe with Egg gives you that boost of protein you need throughout your day & is so delicious!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Course Lunch, Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 2 servings
Calories 139 kcal


  • 1 can Solid White Albacore Tuna in Water, 5 oz
  • 1 egg hard boiled, chopped
  • 1 spear Pickle, unsweetened, chopped
  • 2 tbsp Mayonnaise, Reduced Calorie
  • 1 dash Salt, to taste
  • 1 dash Black pepper, to taste


  • Empty tuna from can into large bowl.
  • Chop hard boiled egg & pickle spear and add to tuna.
  • Add mayonnaise to bowl.
  • Mix well.
  • Add salt & pepper to taste.


Nutrition Information (Per Serving):
  • 139 calories
  • 18 grams protein
  • 2 grams carbs
  • 6 grams fat
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Keto Tuna Salad Recipe with Egg

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