Healthy No-Cook Cranberry Tuna Slaw

Jun 5 2018
Summer will be here before you know it, along with all kinds of fun warm-weather activities… and thanks to this recipe, standing over a hot stove isn’t one of them! Mix up this too-easy side dish with a protein twist!

Hungry Girl's Healthy Cranberry Tuna Slaw Recipe

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1/4th of recipe (about 1 1/3 cups): 118 calories, 2g total fat (<0.5g sat fat), 270mg sodium, 16.5g carbs, 3.5g fiber, 9.5g sugars, 8.5g protein

SmartPoints® value 3*

Prep: 5 minutes

Chill: 15 minutes


4 cups broccoli cole slaw (about one 10-oz. container or one 12-oz. bag)

1/2 cup canned water chestnuts, drained and roughly chopped

1/4 cup sweetened dried cranberries, chopped

1/4 cup light sesame ginger dressing (like Newman’s Own Sesame Ginger Dressing)

One 5-oz. can albacore tuna packed in water

1/4 cup chopped scallions

2 tsp. sesame seeds


Place slaw, chopped water chestnuts, and chopped cranberries in a large bowl. Add dressing, and stir to coat.

Drain tuna, add to the bowl, and stir to mix. Cover and refrigerate until chilled, at least 15 minutes.

Serve topped with scallions and sesame seeds.


Hungry for More Healthy No-Cook Recipes for Summer?

Pick up a copy of the Hungry Girl magazine Summer issue (in select stores and online)! Then flip to page 44 for...

Crabby Cowgirl Slaw (143 calories, FreestyleSmartPoints® value 0*)
Italian-Style Cucumber Subs (121 calories, FreestyleSmartPoints® value 2*)
Waldorf Chicken Lettuce Wraps (272 calories, FreestyleSmartPoints® value 2*)
Feta & Sun-Dried Tomato Tuna Salad (169 calories, FreestyleSmartPoints® value 2*)
Mojito Fruit Salad (70 calories, FreestyleSmartPoints® value 0*)
Scoopable Strawberry Cheesecake (165 calories, FreestyleSmartPoints® value 7*)


Chew on this:

Tomorrow, June 6th, is reportedly the anniversary of frozen food being sold in supermarkets. To hear Lisa’s personal tips, tricks & picks for frozen pizza, check out “The Pizza Episode” of the Hungry Girl podcast.

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