Quick fish salad with tuna

This simple tuna and salad recipe provides a broad spectrum of micronutrients, plenty of protein and very little fat!  

The tuna provides protein, omega 3, zinc, selenium, phosphorus, iron, choline, B12, B6, B5 and B3. The spinach fills in the manganese, magnesium, calcium, vitamin K, vitamin C, vitamin A and B2. The beetroot will boost your potassium and folate while the lemon adds some zest and zing to the flavour profile.


One serving of this recipe provides 178 calories, 29 g of protein, 1 g of fat and 9 g of net carbs.


The Cronometer screengrab below shows the nutrients provided by 2000 calories of this recipe relative to the Optimal Nutrient Intakes.  


Description Amount Unit
Spinach 50 g
Salt 1 1/4 tsp
Pepper 1 1/4 tsp
Lemon Juice 1/2 lemon
Tuna 95 g
Alfalfa Sprouts 30 g
Beets 100 g

Suitable for 

  • maximum nutrient density
  • fat loss
  • blood sugar & fat loss
  • bodybuilders
  • maintenance


  • Saskia lesser 


The ranking of this recipe is shown below.  Click the links to see the highest-ranking recipes for each goal.

nutrient density97%
lean bulking/bodybuilder97%
fat loss96%
blood sugar & fat loss98%
blood sugar/diabetes 97%
ketogenic 83%