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Two tostadas on white plates

Ensalada de Atun

This Best-Ever Ensalada De Atun is the PERFECT combo of tuna, creamy mayonnaise, lemon juice, crunchy celery, and vegetables. It gets a little kick from jalapeño juice!
Course Lunch
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 2 people
Calories 361kcal
Author Ana Frias


  • 1 12 oz can Can white Tuna in water Or your favorite canned tuna
  • 1/4 cup Mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup Mixed vegetables from a can
  • 1/4 cup Celery chopped in small chunks
  • 1/4 cup Pickled jalapeños (+ about 2 tablespoons of their juice) chopped in small pieces
  • 1 cup Lettuce Use firm lettuce like Romaine or Iceberg
  • A few drops of lime juice Optional
  • Salt & Pepper to taste
  • Top with avocado
  • Service with saltines, on tostadas or tortilla chips.


  • Drain the tuna and place in a medium size bowl.
  • Add the mayonnaise, mixed vegetables, celery, jalapeños (and about 2 tablespoons of the jalapeño juice) and a squeeze of lime juice if using any. Mix well.
  • Fold in the lettuce and season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Serve on a tostada or with saltines/tortilla chips on the side.
  • Top with avocado and hot sauce


The calorie count do not include toppings, tostadas or saltines. 


Serving: 2cups | Calories: 361kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 31g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 72mg | Sodium: 843mg | Potassium: 381mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 7g