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.
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.
Fill a bowl with cold water and place the eggs in it for five minutes. Remove the eggs and peel them. Discard the yolks.
Place the boiled egg whites on a cutting board and chop them into 1/2-inch pieces.
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.
Serve the mixture on a bed of lettuce, with crackers or in a sandwich.