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4.75 from 4 votes

Vegan Tuna Salad

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.
Prep Time20 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Author: Brand New Vegan


  • ½ cup Cashews (unroasted)
  • ½ cup Water
  • 1 can Chickpeas (15oz)
  • ½ 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
  • ½ tsp Garlic Powder


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