Un-Tuna Salad – Vegan “tuna” made from chick peas, makes the perfect sandwich or leafy green salad topping. Watch the short video for the easy recipe I made for the LOV3 Foundation. 

Vegan Mock Tuna Salad
Yields 4
Vegan “tuna” made from chick peas, makes the perfect sandwich or leafy green salad topping.
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Ingredients
  1. 1 can of chick peas, drained reserving the liquid, and rinsed
  2. 2 tablespoons of reserved chick pea liquid (aquafaba)
  3. 2 tablespoons of vegan Just Mayo, or vegan mayo of choice
  4. 2 tablespoons of finely diced onion
  5. 2 tablespoons of finely diced celery
  6. 2 teaspoons of dulse flakes (sea vegetable that provides a “fishy” taste and a good source of iodine)
  7. 1 teaspoon of nutritional yeast
  8. 1 teaspoon of tamari or soy sauce
  9. pinch of salt
  10. black pepper to taste
Optional add-ins
  1. 1 teaspoon of yellow mustard and 1 chopped dill pickle spear
  2. Or jalapeno and sriracha for un-tuna with a kick
Instructions
  1. 1. Drain the chick peas, reserving the liquid.
  2. 2. Rinse the beans and add to a food processor.
  3. 3. Pulse the beans until they reach a flaky texture, making sure not to over-process into a puree.
  4. 4. Transfer to a mixing bowl and stir in remaining ingredients, mixing well and adjusting for taste.
  5. 5. Refrigerate until chilled and flavors have blended. Serve over greens for a salad or on bread for a sandwich. Top with favorite toppings and enjoy!
Cara Schrock http://caraschrock.com/
 Vegan Tuna Salad Recipe rights reserved to LOV3 Foundation: LIFE CRUELTY FREE™All musical rights reserved to Passion Pit / instrumental version of Take a Walk taken from the album “Gossamer”

 

Cara