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2 minute Tuna Salad

Contributed by: Danielle DeKayAdded: Dec 20, 2007 at 12:37 AM


A simple, fast, cheap, and tasty tuna salad recipe

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type B Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Snack
  • 1 can of light yellow fin tuna (in water)
  • 1 tomato (beefsteak)
  • 1 handful of crushed walnuts
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 Tablespoons red wine vinegar
How to make it:
  1. Chop tomato and tuna into a bowl.
  2. Add crushed walnuts and oil and vinegar.
  3. Mix it together and enjoy!

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Olive Oil1 ,2 B B B B B B B B
Walnut (English)2 ,3 B B B B N B B B
Tuna2 ,3 N N B B N N N N
Tomato/Tomato Juice1 ,2 ,3 ,4 A N N B A N N N
Vinegar (Balsamic/White/Red/Ri...2 ,3 A A A A N N A A
[1] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients which may have a high mold count.
[4] This recipe uses ingredients which may be high in chitinase, an allergen.

  • This recipe is gluten free.
  • This recipe uses ecologically friendly ingredients.

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    Revision History:
    • Revised Dec 20, 2007 at 03:30 PM By: Rodney