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vegan tuna

Vegan Tuna Salad

  • Author: Brand New Vegan
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Category: Salad
  • Cuisine: American


Vegan Tuna Salad, without the tuna! Garbanzo Beans, diced veggies, and a cashew based dressing come together in this healthier version of an American classic.


  • 1/2 cup Cashews ((unroasted))
  • 1/2 cup Water
  • 1 can Chickpeas ((15oz))
  • 1/2 cup Red Onion ((minced))
  • 1 rib Celery ((minced))
  • 1 small Carrot ((minced))
  • 2 Tbs Dill Pickle Relish
  • 3 Tbs Lemon Juice
  • 1 Tbs Yellow Mustard
  • 2 tsp Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 1 tsp Nutritional Yeast ( )
  • 1 tsp Low Sodium Soy Sauce
  • 1/2 tsp Garlic Powder


  1. Add the cashews and water to your blender to let them soak
  2. Mash garbanzo beans in a large bowl using a potato masher, or fork
  3. Add diced veggies and stir
  4. All the remaining liquid ingredients to the blender with the cashews and water and pulse until smooth.
  5. Stir dressing into 'tuna' .