Cucumber and Celery Salad with Tuna

Cucumber and Celery Salad with Tuna
Photo: Petrina Tinslay
Prep Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
10 mins

Pack this crisp Cucumber and Celery Salad with Tuna full of summery flavor in to a pita pocket for a quick and easy lunch that will cool you down when it's far too hot to turn on your stove.


  • 2 teaspoons poppy seeds

  • 3 tablespoons rice vinegar

  • 1 tablespoon sugar

  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

  • 2 cucumbers, halved lengthwise and cut into ¼-inch half-moons (6 cups)

  • 3 celery stalks, cut into ¼-inch pieces, inner leaves reserved

  • 2 cans (5 ounces each) solid white tuna in water, drained and flaked

  • Coarse salt and ground pepper


  1. In a medium bowl, stir together poppy seeds, vinegar, sugar, and oil. Add cucumbers, celery, and tuna; season with salt and pepper. Toss well to coat. Sprinkle with celery leaves and serve immediately.

Cook's Notes

Cucumbers and celery add crunch without calories, while tuna contributes protein.

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