Avocado Tuna Salad Lettuce Wraps

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For a delicious, low-carb lunch that takes minutes to make, mix up these tuna lettuce wraps with avocado!

Avocado Tuna Salad Lettuce Wraps – For a delicious & quick low-carb lunch, mix up these tuna lettuce wraps with avocado! | thecomfortofcooking.com

When it comes to lunching, I’m always looking for low-carb, high-protein meals that don’t leave me clamoring for a snack 30 minutes later. As a kid, tuna fish was always a favorite, but I forgot about it as an adult… until now!

The protein in these flavor-packed wraps means I’ll stay energized and fuller for longer, and the few carbs means I can have a handful of pretzels on the side. Can you say win-win?

Avocado Tuna Salad Lettuce Wraps – For a delicious & quick low-carb lunch, mix up these tuna lettuce wraps with avocado! | thecomfortofcooking.com

These tuna salad lettuce wraps with fresh lettuce, avocado and tomato totally hit the spot. With a whole 12g protein and just 9g carbohydrates in each wrap, I helped myself to two!

Also, you’ll enjoy these skinny, scrumptious wraps even more knowing that they’re only 150 calories each…. hello bikini season!

Avocado Tuna Salad Lettuce Wraps – For a delicious & quick low-carb lunch, mix up these tuna lettuce wraps with avocado! | thecomfortofcooking.com

Since it keeps for several days, make the tuna mixture on Sunday and enjoy it until Wednesday! You can easily pack this as a lunch to-go for work, picnics, and lunchbox for the kiddos. It would also be super delicious on a hearty whole-grain bread, or on top of your favorite leafy salad.


Avocado Tuna Salad Lettuce Wraps

Servings 4 to 5 wraps

Ingredients

For tuna salad:

  • 1 9 oz. can chunk-light tuna in water
  • 2 Tablespoons reduced-fat mayonnaise
  • 1 Tablespoon yellow mustard
  • 2 Tablespoons finely chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped celery
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 Tablespoon chopped fresh parsley optional

For assembling:

  • 4-5 medium leaves lettuce Iceberg, Romaine, Bibb, etc.
  • 1/2 avocado pitted and cut into slices
  • 4 medium tomatoes sliced

Instructions

  • In a medium bowl, combine all ingredients for tuna salad. Mix with a fork. Refrigerate until ready to use, or up to 4 days.
  • To assemble, spoon tuna mixture into lettuce leaves. Top with avocado and tomato, if desired.
  • Enjoy!

Join the Conversation

  1. Lettuce wraps are the best! Plus, my skinny jeans are a bit too tight on my lately so I need to eliminate carbs for a while!

  2. I love how healthy and easy to throw together these are! Plus who doesn’t love finger foods for lunch!

  3. I love lettuce wraps and I love tuna salad. These would definitely be a winner for me!

  4. Perfect for picnics and the lunchbox!

  5. So funny – I love eating tuna salad with salty pretzels!! This looks insanely delicious!

  6. This is so perfect for summer and I love the avocado!

  7. Tuna is the best! I’ve never tried it with avocado, but it sounds delicious! :)

  8. I want this for lunch today!

  9. Love this low carb lunch option, perfect for bikini season!

  10. What a perfect lunch idea! Light, yet filling!

  11. So fresh, light and delicious! Right up my alley, Georgia.

  12. Lettuce wraps are one of my favorite things to eat…never thought to make them with tuna before. Thanks for the great idea and recipe!!

  13. Looks so delicious… these remind me of the chicken wraps I’ve eaten at Cheesecake Factory, only healthier and with tuna. :-) Gorgeous clicks.

  14. This looks so simple, yet delicous, especially with the warm weather on the way. If only they would stop making the contents of tuna cans smaller and smaller.

  15. I make tuna salad at least once per week…I love it for lunch. I can’t wait to add some avocado!

  16. This looks so fresh and healthy and exactly what I need to be doing right now! Lovely Georgia :)

  17. Healthy, with tuna and avocado? I love everything about these!!

  18. Anything with avocado is a winner in my book!

  19. Tuna Fish Sandwiches are pretty much my summer go-to for a cool and healthy lunch. Turning them into lettuce cups/wraps just adds to the healthy factor, not to mention the addition of the “cool crunch”. Thanks for this perfect summer post.

  20. Woah- this sounds so incredible! Its not even 9 AM but I actually really want to eat this right now. May have to make it for lunch- I love tuna paired with avocado!

  21. Always wanted to do a lettuce wrap. I think I will try these!

  22. I love love love lettuce wraps – and if its topped with avocado, I’ll devour it whole. Perfect G!

  23. This could be a lunchtime favorite for me-love everything about it ;-)

  24. I love lettuce wraps, never tried a version like this I’m going to have to! These would be perfect for a picnic.

  25. Oh, Georgia…you are a true gal pal! I, too, am a lettuce wrap kind of girl and need to keep carb counts down while being mindful of adequate nourishment from protein. (This is a must as a baker!) Often I find myself busy in the kitchen, munching on my lettuce wrap for lunch over the sink! But, why haven’t I ever added sliced avo on top…whether over chicken or tuna salad? Thanks for sharing! xo

  26. I agree! Tuna is such a quick and delicious protein and yet I somehow always forget about it. Well no more! I have bookmarked these wraps!

  27. I’m always looking for healthy lunch ideas! Thanks for another great one :)

  28. It is amazing the difference a good high protein lunch makes. I don’t think about food all day after a lunch like that. This is a wonderful idea to use tuna salad in your lettuce wraps, a very yummy lunch in addition to be filling!

  29. This looks so great! I feel like I am forever in a lunch rut. I love that this is low-carb yet it will also fill you up!

  30. Tuna salad in lettuce wraps! That’s a super quick and delicious lettuce wrap recipe and I love it!! Nice touch with avocado – more appetizing for sure!

  31. LOVE tuna salads with pretzels and this is even better with lettuce wraps. yum!

  32. Love this idea for lunch- I always get a lunch slump and eat oatmeal, but I will definitely try this soon!

  33. I love food but I love healthy eating more and this recipe just adds up to my list of favorites. I am an avocado-lover so every dish with avocado on it is something I would love to try out. It looks tasty and healthy as well as it’s wrapped creatively, and since it is easy to prepare, I could say win-win indeed!

  34. I LOVE this idea!! Definitely making these wraps!

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