VEGAN TUNA SALAD – 3 WAYS!



In this video I show you how to make Vegan Tuna Salad 3 different ways- Chickpea Tuna Salad, Nut/Seed Tuna Salad, and Tempeh Tuna Salad. You can always feel free to mix the ingredients around. One of my favorite ways to make “tuna” salad is doing half chickpeas and half of the nuts and seeds, sometimes I will add some tempeh too. Also, feel free to add different spices and condiments- like you can add celery seed, relish, or dill to any of the 3 recipes, not only the one I showed it in.
If you want a more fishy flavor try adding 1-2 tsp of miso paste or a little seaweed/kelp flakes in these recipes.

*Chickpea Tuna Salad*
-4-5 cups of Chickpeas (I cooked up a 16 oz bag and used about 3/4th of the bag- or you can use 2 16 oz cans)
-4-5 stalks of Celery
-3-4 pieces of Scallions (or any type of onion)
-2 Tbsp Apple cider vinegar (or the juice of 1 lemon)
-2-3 spoon fulls of Vegan Mayo
-2 Tbsp Mustard
-1 tsp garlic powder
-1 tsp onion powder
-Pepper to taste
-1 tsp of either Bragg Liquid Aminos/soy sauce or Vegan Worcestershire sauce

-Pulse chickpeas in a food processor (or mash by hand)
-Chop veggies (or put in food processor)
-Mix everything together in a bowl
-serve and enjoy!

*Nut/Seed Tuna Salad*
-2 Cups of Raw Sunflower seeds
-2 Cups of Raw Walnuts (or Almonds)
-4-5 stalks of Celery
-1 small Red Onion
-1 Lemon- the juice (or 2 Tbsp of ACV)
-2-3 spoons of Vegan Mayo
-2 Tbsp Mustard
-1 Tsp Onion powder
-1 Tsp Garlic powder
-1 Tsp Celery seeds (optional)
-Pepper to taste
-1 Tsp of either Liquid Aminos/Soy sauce or Vegan Worcestershire sauce

-Soak Seeds/Nuts in water for a few hours
-Drain and add to food processor
-Chop veggies (or add to food processor)
-Mix everything in bowl
-Serve and Enjoy!

*Tempeh Tuna Salad*
-2 blocks of Tempeh
-4-5 stalks of Celery
-1 small red Onion (or any onion)
-2 pieces of Scallions (optional)
-1 Lemon- the juice (or 2 Tbsp of ACV)
-Fresh Dill (about 1/2 Cup, but you can add as much as you like)
-2-3 spoons of Vegan Mayo
-2 Tbsp Mustard
-2-3 Tsp of Relish or any chopped dill
-1 Tsp Garlic powder
-1 Tsp Onion powder
-Pepper to taste
-1 Tsp Liquid Aminos (optional)

-Pulse tempeh in food processor (or cut finely with a knife)
-Chop veggies (or pulse in food processor)
-Mix in a bowl
-Serve & Enjoy!

Try adding some other things to zest up your “tuna”, like hot sauce, capers, curry powder, or dried fruit. You can also try using tahini instead of the vegan mayo.

*Note- make sure to look for a vegan Worcestershire sauce, without anchovies. There are a few brands out there now. You will find them easily if you go to a health food store, like Whole Foods. If you don’t have a store like that by you, you can look online. Both Edward & Sons and Annie’s make a great vegan sauce! Click links below to check them out.
edwardandsons.com/sauces_shop_wizards.itml

Organic Vegan Worcestershire Sauce

*If you don’t have vegan mayo, or don’t want to use it, you can use Tahini or you can make a vegan sauce to put on it, it will be similar to a mayo. I use a sauce similar to my vegan sour cream recipe in some salads, like my cole slaw recipe. Just add a little more non-dairy milk to make it more liquidy, not as thick and no chia seeds and no vegan mayo – youtu.be/BptRm6P4mWA

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