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several tropical tuna lettuce wraps on a white serving platter next to a can of tuna and a mango

Tropical Tuna Lettuce Wraps

These tropical tuna lettuce wraps are a refreshing and light dinner, perfect for summer (or anytime)!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Mediterranean, Mexican
Keyword tropical tuna salad, tuna lettuce wraps
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 8 lettuce wraps
Calories 92kcal
Author Snacking in Sneakers


  • 1 ripe avocado
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 4.6 ounce can of Blue Harbor Wild Albacore Tuna in Water with Sea Salt (drained)
  • 1 mango, chopped
  • 1/2 red bell pepper, finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp red onion, minced
  • 2 tbsp cilantro, chopped
  • Pinch salt (optional)
  • 8 butter lettuce leaves


  • In a medium bowl, mash the avocado with the lime juice. Stir in the tuna, using a fork to break it into the texture of your choosing.
  • Stir in the mango, bell pepper, red onion, cilantro, and the pinch of salt (if using).
  • Scoop the tropical tuna salad into the butter lettuce leaves to form a little lettuce cup. Enjoy by eating them “taco” style.


  • The nutrition facts below are per lettuce cup. A meal-sized serving would be about 3 to 5 of these, so this recipe makes approximately two meal-size servings.
  • For an extra burst of flavor, mix in 1/2 tsp curry powder to the tuna salad mixture.
Nutrition analysis (approximate per lettuce cup): 92 calories, 4.5 g fat, 80 mg sodium, 10.5 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 6.5 g sugar, 4.5 g protein, Vitamin A: 52%, Vitamin C: 50%, Calcium: 2%, Iron: 3%


Calories: 92kcal