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Avocado Salmon Salad (paleo and whole30)

5 minute Avocado Salmon Salad

  • Author: Katja from Savory Lotus
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1-2 servings 1x
  • Category: lunch
  • Method: no cook


6 ingredients and 5 minutes is all it takes to make this easy and nutritious avocado salmon salad. Full of healthy fats and protein.  Gluten free. Paleo. Whole30. 



  • 1 can of canned salmon (6 oz.) – drained (like this)
  • 1/2 avocado – peeled and chopped
  • 1 dill pickle – chopped **
  • 2 tbsp red onion, finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp mayonnaise (homemade OR with avocado oil)
  • 1 tbsp fresh herbs, finely chopped (I use cilantro but feel free to use parsley, basil, or dill)
  • salt and pepper – to taste


  1. Place all ingredients in a bowl and mix to combine.  Add salt and pepper to taste.  
  2. Store in airtight container in fridge for up to 2 days. 


** For Whole30 compliant- be sure pickles do not contain sugar.

Keywords: salmon salad