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Add This Middle Eastern Spice For Big Flavor And Upgrade Your Tuna Salad

Looking for an easy-to-make, high-protein, and anti-inflammatory meal that's big on flavor?

This Chickpea Tuna Salad is perfect for a quick and healthy meal. This salad is packed with protein and healthy fats, making it a great option for those looking for healthy and tasty anti-inflammatory meals, to maintain their muscle mass, or lose weight. This salad is also high in fiber, which can help to regulate digestion and reduce inflammation.

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Toasted Chickpea and Tuna Salad


14 oz. (400g) can chickpeas, rinsed, drained

1 tbsp olive oil

½ tbsp za’atar seasoning

5 oz. (145g) can tuna in water

1 oz. (30g) cocktail gherkins, sliced

½ red bell pepper, diced

¼ red onion, diced

2 eggs, cooked, chopped

1 tbsp. parsley chopped, to serve

salt & pepper, to taste


  1. Preheat air fryer to 350F. (A regular oven or frying pan will work as well)

  2. Toss the chickpeas, olive oil, za'atar seasoning, and salt and pepper, to taste, together in a bowl. Spread in an even layer in air fryer basket. Air fry for 10-15 minutes or until crispy. Use warm or at air temperature.

  3. Combine all ingredients in a bowl and mix well. Serves 4.

Nutrition Facts:

Servings: 4 | Calories: 329 | Fat: 6.3g | Carbs: 31.2g | Protein: 36.1g | Fiber: 6g

Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, High Protein, Quick, Make-A-Head, High Fiber, Anti-Inflammatory


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