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How to Mix Tuna With Egg Whites

author image Elise Wile
Elise Wile has been a writer since 2003. Holding a master's degree in curriculum and Instruction, she has written training materials for three school districts. Her expertise includes mentoring, serving at-risk students and corporate training.
How to Mix Tuna With Egg Whites
Egg whites offer plenty of protein and few calories. Photo Credit Kanawa_Studio/iStock/Getty Images

Tuna with egg whites is easy to make, low in calories and carbohydrates, and high in protein. One can of tuna with three egg whites will provide you with a total of 32 g of protein. It is the ideal meal for someone who is on a low-carbohydrate diet or who simply wishes to add more protein to his diet. This meal fits well into most budgets, as it is possible to make this dish for about $1.

Step 1

Place three eggs in a saucepan and cover them with water. Bring the water to a boil. Remove the saucepan from the heat and allow it to sit for 25 minutes.

Step 2

Fill a bowl with cold water and place the eggs in it for five minutes. Remove the eggs and peel them. Discard the yolks.

Step 3

Place the boiled egg whites on a cutting board and chop them into 1/2-inch pieces.

Step 4

Drain one can of tuna and place the tuna into a bowl. Add the chopped eggs whites and 2 tbsp. of mayonnaise, as well as salt and pepper to taste. Stir until the tuna and egg whites are thoroughly coated with mayonnaise.

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Step 5

Serve the mixture on a bed of lettuce, with crackers or in a sandwich.

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