Tuna and green apple salad

Recette - Tuna and green apple salad - La Belle Iloise
Packed with fresh flavours!

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Preparation Time

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Cooking Time

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What you need for this recipe


All ingredients
  • 2 tins 1/4 (414 g) la belle-iloise natural albacore tuna
  • 3 Granny Smith apples
  • 150 g firm cream cheese or fromage blanc
  • 2 spring onions or 2 shallots (60 g)
  • Juice of one lemon
  • 1 teaspoon of pink peppercorns for the salad and 1/2 teaspoon for decoration
  • 30 g shelled walnuts
  • 1/2 bunch chives
  • 2 pinches curry powder
  • Salt
  • Pepper, to taste
Let's get started


  1. Dice 2 of the apples (unpeeled) and drizzle with half the lemon juice.
  2. Cut the other apple into slices and drizzle with the other half of the lemon juice.
  3. In a large bowl, mash the cream cheese with a fork.
  4. Add the juice from one of the tins of tuna, season with salt and pepper, the curry powder, 3/4 of the chives, the shallots and half of the pink peppercorns.
  5. Add the flaked tuna, walnuts, diced apples and mix thoroughly.
  6. Place the mixture in the centre of a dish and decorate the top with the apple slices.
  7. Sprinkle with the rest of the pink peppercorns and a few sprigs of chives.
  8. Serve chilled.
  • Instead of the 2 tins of au natural tuna, you can use 2 tins of tuna in olive oil. Use half the oil in the tins and add the juice of ½ lemon, to taste.