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Gluten Free Polynesian Tuna Salad Recipe

Here is a simple and fun bento lunch box recipe that’s anything but boring. Adding rice cakes or lettuce leaves for the tuna salad is more fun than a sandwich and it doesn’t get soggy.

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Gluten Free Polynesian Tuna Salad Recipe

A fun Polynesian take on a classic tuna salad, perfect for school lunch.
Prep Time10 mins
Course: Main Course, Salad
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4 Servings
Calories: 100kcal
Author: Gluten Free & More


  • 2 5-ounce cans tuna in water drained
  • 1 8-ounce can pineapple chunks drained
  • 3 celery stalks diced
  • ½ red bell pepper diced
  • 4 tablespoons mayonnaise or vegan mayonnaise
  • ½ teaspoon kosher or fine sea salt
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper


  • Combine all ingredients in a mixing bowl and mix well. Can be made the night before and stored, covered, in the refrigerator.
  • Pack in containers for your child’s lunch box and include a side of rice cakes, crackers, or lettuce leaves for serving, if desired.


Nutrition Facts
Gluten Free Polynesian Tuna Salad Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 100 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Fat 9g14%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Sodium 396mg17%
Potassium 109mg3%
Carbohydrates 2g1%
Sugar 1g1%
Vitamin A 600IU12%
Vitamin C 20mg24%
Calcium 12mg1%
Iron 0.1mg1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Disclaimer: All nutrition facts on Gluten Free & More are meant only as a guide and may differ depending on product brands used or ingredient substitutions. Some errors may occur, so you are encouraged to confirm the recipe’s ingredient and nutrition suitability for your own diet.
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