The secret ingredient in this tasty recipe is the sweet potato, which (along with hummus) adds a creamy texture so there’s no need for mayo. Plus, it’s incredibly easy to make!


  • 1 can (5-6 ounces) unsalted tuna, packed in water, drained
  • 1/2 cup baked sweet potato chunks, cooled (about 1/2 medium sweet potato)
  • 1/4 cup chopped cherry or grape tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup chopped celery
  • 1scallion, green part only, finely chopped
  • 2-3 tablespoons hummus
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • Sea salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper


  1. In a small bowl, use a fork to break tuna chunks into small pieces. Add sweet potato chunks, tomatoes, celery, and scallion, and mix together.
  2. Add hummus and mustard to moisten tuna to desired preference. Sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste.