Lemon Thyme Starkist Tuna Pasta Salad

Appropriate for CKD, Dialysis, Diabetes

Lemon Thyme Tuna Salad

Ingredients:

1 pouch of StarKist Low Sodium Tuna (2.6 oz)
4 oz pasta
1 tablespoon, plus 1 teaspoon fresh chives, chopped
2 tablespoons fresh lemon thyme (or 2 tsp dried thyme)

Dressing
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 ½ teaspoons Dijon mustard
1 teaspoon canola oil
⅛ teaspoon dry mustard
⅛ teaspoon minced garlic
⅛ teaspoon black pepper

Directions:

Cook pasta according to the directions on the package, rinse and cool after cooking. Drain tuna and add to pasta, chives and lemon thyme. Mix all of the dressing ingredients together in separate bowl and pour over pasta and tuna mixture. Mix and serve with a fresh sprig of lemon thyme on the side.

Analysis:

Calories 177
total fat 3.1 g
saturated fat 0.3 g
monounsaturated fat 1.4 g
polyunsaturated fat 0.9 g
cholesterol 15 mg
calcium 25.9 mg
sodium 157.5 mg
phosphorus 100 mg
potassium 189 mg
total carbohydrates 24 g
dietary fiber 1.2 g
sugar 0.9 g
protein 14 g