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California Fig-Basil Tuna Salad

This tuna salad recipe will have you take two. Mix up your tuna salad routine with basil and California Figs.
Course: Entrees, Salad
Keyword: Tuna Salad, Tuna Salad recipe
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 477kcal


  • 3/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 cup Orchard Choice or Sun-Maid California Figs stemmed and chopped fine
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
  • 2 tablespoons minced shallot
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • Salt and pepper
  • 3 cans solid white tuna in water drained and flaked
  • 2 heads Bibb lettuce 1 pound, leaves torn into bite-size pieces
  • Extra-virgin olive oil


  • Combine mayonnaise, figs, basil, shallot, lemon juice, mustard, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1/2 teaspoon pepper in large bowl. Stir in tuna until fully combined. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Evenly distribute lettuce among 4 plates. Drizzle lettuce with oil and season with salt and pepper. Divide tuna salad among 4 plates of lettuce. Serve.


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Calories: 477kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 32g | Fat: 36g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 72mg | Sodium: 772mg | Potassium: 545mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 2850IU | Vitamin C: 6.8mg | Calcium: 57mg | Iron: 2.5mg