Vegan tuna tartare with mustard and lime vinaigrette

Vegan tuna tartar with mustard and lime vinaigrette
Vegan tuna tartar with mustard and lime vinaigrette

This tartare is the perfect dish to discover how easy it is to replace the tuna with a vegetable option, being able to enjoy an even better texture and flavor thanks to the permeability of the tempeh.

This one in particular, is a dish rich in vegetable protein, where the contrast of soft flavors with the intense freshness of the vinaigrette, makes the whole turn even more delicious.

As for its nutritional properties, apart from being, as we have said, rich in protein , it provides fiber , complex carbohydrates (slow absorption and satiating power), lecithin , omega 6 and omega 9 fatty acids, antioxidants such as lycopene and glutathione , vitamins A , C , E and group B ( B6 and B9 or folic acid ), iron , calcium , copper , phosphorus , magnesium , sulfur and potassium .

Below you can see what ingredients you need and the steps to follow in order to make this super refreshing tartar.

Difficulty levelPreparation timeRations
Easy40 m.For 3 people

For the tartar

  • 250 gr. of vegan tuna
  • 1 avocado
  • 1 chive
  • 1 tomato
  • juice of 1/2 lime
  • 1 pinch of salt

For the vinaigrette

  • juice of 1/2 lime
  • 1 tablespoon of tamari
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 4 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil


  1. Peel the tomato, remove the seeds and cut it into small pieces. We reserve
  2. We cut the onion in a small way and we also reserve it.
  3. Cut the avocado into small pieces and sprinkle with the juice of half a lime to prevent it from turning black. We reserve
  4. Prepare the vinaigrette with lime juice, tamari, mustard and oil, stirring to mix all ingredients well, and reserve.
  5. In a bowl, toss the vegetable tuna, the avocado, the onion and the tomato, and add the vinaigrette on top, stirring carefully so that everything is mixed without the avocado falling apart. We put it in the fridge for 30 minutes.
  6. After this time, we plated using a ring to place, remove the ring up with great care so that we do not dismantle the tartar, and served with a few seeds above.
Presentation of the plate without ring, such as salad
Presentation of the plate without ring, such as salad


  • You can substitute tamari for shoyu soy sauce.
  • As you can see in the photo, we have sprinkled some sesame seeds on top, but you can add flax, poppy seeds, or whatever you prefer.
  • If you do not have a plating ring, you can also prepare it as a salad.

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