Green Goddess Tuna Salad

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Introducing the Green Goddess Tuna Salad – the ultimate quick and easy lunch option that you can whip up in just 5 minutes! Packed with fresh herbs and bursting with flavor, this salad is not only delicious but also high in protein, making it a perfect choice to keep you fueled throughout the day. Whether you enjoy it with chips, over lettuce, or in a sandwich, it’s sure to satisfy your taste buds!

Here’s why you’ll fall in love with this recipe:

  • The Green Goddess Tuna Salad comes together in a flash, taking only about 5 minutes to prepare.
  • It’s ideal for meal prep, ensuring you have a tasty snack or lunch option ready to grab whenever hunger strikes.
  • Loaded with fresh herbs like chives, dill, cilantro, and basil, it’s bursting with vibrant flavors.
  • With the addition of Greek yogurt and tuna, this salad is packed with protein to keep you feeling satisfied and energized.
  • Whether enjoyed on its own or paired with your favorite sides, like chips or in a sandwich, it’s a versatile dish that’s sure to please.

Here are some handy tips to make your salad even more delicious:

  • You’ll need a blender or immersion blender to create the creamy green goddess dressing.
  • Don’t worry if you have leftover dressing – it’s incredibly versatile and tastes fantastic on other dishes like chicken, salmon, steak, or shrimp!

Now, let’s answer some common questions:

  • Wondering what type of canned tuna works best? While Wild Planet Foods Albacore or Skipjack are preferred, any standard-size canned tuna or even canned salmon will work well.
  • Can you use canned chicken or shredded rotisserie chicken instead of tuna? Absolutely!
  • Looking for other ways to use this sauce? Try it drizzled over salads, shrimp, salmon, steak, or even in a delicious chicken orzo skillet!

Green Goddess Tuna Salad

Prep Time 3 minutes
Cook Time 2 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Course Salad
Servings 3


  • 1/4 cup chives
  • 1/4 cup dill
  • 1/4 cup cilantro
  • 1 cup basil
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1/2 shallot
  • 1/3 cup high-quality extra virgin olive oil
  • Juice from 1 lemon
  • 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 cans of canned tuna 5 ounces each


  • In a blender, combine all the ingredients except for the tuna and blend until smooth and creamy.
  • In a bowl, flake the drained tuna with two forks into small pieces.
  • Pour about 1/4 cup or more of the green goddess dressing over the tuna and mix well.
  • Taste and adjust seasoning with salt and pepper if needed. Then, enjoy your salad with chips, in a lettuce wrap, or in a sandwich!


  • A blender or immersion blender will ensure a smooth and creamy dressing.
  • Don’t hesitate to use any leftover dressing on other dishes for added flavor!

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