Spicy Tuna Bowl

Quick and easy but packed with flavor, this colorful, spicy tuna bowl is a perfect work-from-home lunch! Try it with Success® Tri-Color Quinoa.

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Cooking time
PREP TIME 15 mins
Cooking time
COOK TIME 10 mins
Ready in
TOTAL TIME 25 mins


  • 2 bags Success® Tri-Color Quinoa
  • 2 cans (6 oz each) flaked tuna
  • 1/4 cup diced celery
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tbsp lime juice
  • 1 tbsp Sriracha
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced, divided
  • 1 avocado, peeled, pitted and thinly sliced
  • 1 tomato, diced
  • 1 cup shredded purple cabbage


  • When it comes to making a quick, tasty lunch, few recipes are as easy and satisfying as this Spicy Tuna Bowl. Packed with protein using quinoa, tuna and an array of colorful, fresh veggies, this is a complete meal in one bowl!

    Step 1

  • Prepare quinoa according to package directions.

    Step 2

  • Meanwhile, combine tuna, celery, mayonnaise, lime juice, Sriracha, salt, pepper and half of the green onions in a medium bowl.

    Step 3

  • Divide quinoa evenly among 4 serving bowls. Top with tuna mixture, sliced avocado, tomato, and shredded cabbage. Sprinkle remaining green onions over top.

    Recipe Tip

    Feel free to switch things up for this dish and use what you have on hand. This recipe is also delicious with chopped cucumber, thinly sliced carrots and radish.

Complete Meal in a Bowl

If you’re constantly searching for easy meal ideas, you’re in the right spot. Thanks to our protein-packed Success® Tri-Color Quinoa, this spicy, fresh bowl is hearty, satisfying and loaded with flavor. Ready in just 15 minutes, this is one impressive dish that you’ll crave for workday lunches, again and again.

Add this complete meal in a bowl to your list of home office lunch ideas, or take it with you on the go to enjoy wherever you need to be! And, if you love the added convenience of using pantry items like canned tuna and quinoa or rice in your meals, try it out in another simple salad like this Tuna and Jasmine Rice Salad.

How to Customize

Easy to customize, this bowl can be made any way you like! Substitute in another protein like salmon, chicken, tofu or beans for the canned tuna. Amp up or tone down the spice level with a bit more or less sriracha or chop up a bit of fresh jalapeño if you really enjoy kick. You can also pack on the garnishes to suit your tastes. Try sesame seeds, herbs, nuts, seaweed, and more!