Tuna-Ramen Salad


Give two pantry staples, ramen noodles and canned tuna, new life in this Asian salad recipe. Sesame, miso, and rice vinegar transport this vegetable side dish to the Far East.

Prep Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
30 mins


  • 2 tablespoon white miso paste

  • 2 tablespoon toasted sesame oil

  • cup rice vinegar

  • ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil

  • 3 5 ounce cans solid albacore tuna in water, well-drained

  • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds

  • 1 cup sugar snap peas (4 oz)

  • ¾ cup matchstick-cut carrots (4 oz)

  • 4 - 6 eggs, soft-cooked

  • 1 3 ounce package ramen noodles (any flavor)

  • 6 cup chopped napa cabbage

  • ½ cup loosely packed Thai basil leaves, chopped

  • 3 green onions, sliced

  • Crushed red pepper (optional)


  1. For dressing: Whisk together white miso paste, sesame oil, rice vinegar, and 1/4 cup olive oil. Drizzle 2 tablespoons dressing over drained albacore tuna. Stir in sesame seeds.

  2. Cook sugar snap peas and carrots in salted boiling water 1 minute; plunge into cold water. Coarsely crush ramen noodles (discard seasoning packet).

  3. Combine noodles, 6 cups chopped napa cabbage, basil, green onions, and 1/2 cup dressing. Top with tuna, snap peas and carrots, and soft-cooked eggs. Pass with remaining dressing and crushed red pepper.

    Tuna-Ramen Salad

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

516 Calories
32g Fat
26g Carbs
30g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 516
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 32g 41%
Saturated Fat 7g 35%
Cholesterol 215mg 72%
Sodium 664mg 29%
Total Carbohydrate 26g 9%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 30g
Vitamin C 44.7mg 224%
Calcium 151mg 12%
Iron 3.4mg 19%
Potassium 755mg 16%
Folate, total 137.2mcg
Vitamin B-12 1.5mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.6mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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