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Nutritional Info
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 292.0
  • Total Fat: 12.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 144.0 mg
  • Sodium: 870.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 18.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.2 g
  • Protein: 26.3 g

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Tuna Salad


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Tuna Salad RECIPE

Introduction

Try our version of this protein packed favorite. Try our version of this protein packed favorite.

Ingredients

    • 1 can (12 oz.) tuna packed in water, drained and flaked
    • 1/2 cup finely chopped celery
    • 1/4 cup finely chopped green pepper
    • 2 tablespoons finely chopped onion
    • 2 hard-cooked eggs, chopped
    • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
    • 3 tablespoons chopped sweet pickle or pickle relish
    • 3/4 cups Miracle Whip (more or less to taste)

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Directions

1. Mix together the first 7 ingredients.



2. Gradually add the mayonnaise until salad has the amount of moisture for your taste. Taste for flavor. Add more relish, lemon juice or other ingredients as desired.



3. Serve as is or in sandwiches.



Makes 4 servings.








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  • Incredible!
    5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    IT'S A GOOD RECIPE. YOU CAN ALWAYS TWEAK TO YOUR TASTE. I'LL MAKE IT AGAIN - 11/7/09

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  • 5 of 10 people found this review helpful
    Way too much mayo!!! - 11/7/09

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  • Incredible!
    4 of 5 people found this review helpful
    I viewed the full nutritional breakdown of this recipe and it had 3 Tblsp Mayonnaise not 3/4 cup so I think that sounds more doable. I definately will try this as tuna is of my favorites. Also, the nutritional value really is great. - 11/9/09

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  • 4 of 5 people found this review helpful
    I make a similar salad but skip the eggs and relish, add shredded carrots, diced cherry tomatoes, and dill weed. I prefer kraft light mayo - 11/7/09

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  • Very Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    sounds yummy.....I like to eat my tuna sandwiches rolled into lettuce leaves as though they were pieces of bread. Try it you may like it. - 11/8/09

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I've always made my tuna this way. Really good stuff. - 11/7/09

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  • Very Good
    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Very yummy! I think this amount could make 5 to 6 sandwiches. - 4/16/07

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    FYI: The full nutritional information is per serving, and there are 4 servings, so that would be 12 tbls of mayo, which is 3/4 cup. - 5/3/10

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    You sure its not meant to say 3-4 tsps of mayo? the relish and veggies will make up for any dryness. I agree with lots of readers - WAY TOO MUCH MAYO! - 11/9/09

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    similar to my tuna salad, much less mayo, use lite, use dijon mustard to taste and green onions also use packed tuna. Omit the eggs. One of my favorite sandwichs. - 11/8/09

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Mine is similar, but I skip the mayo altogether & use fat-free sour cream + a bit of mustard, which makes it very flavorful, along with some dill weed (fresh or dried). I would use chives instead of onions, for a better balance of flavors. - 11/7/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Very nice. M MGood. - 11/7/09

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  • O.K.
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I make mine with tuna packed in water, drained, choppped celery, lite mayo, and brown mustard on ezekiel toasted bread. - 11/7/09

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  • Sorry, I didn't like the looks of it! - 11/5/13

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  • 3/4 cups Miracle Whip (more or less to taste)

    Some people like more mayo...some less....I prefer more...great recipe, taste great, added a little bit more spices (Mr's. Dash). - 5/17/12

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  • I make a similar version - no peppers or eggs - but use only 3T Best Foods light mayo, just enough to get it to stick together. DELISH with bread, veggies, whatever! - 1/8/12

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  • very tasty - 11/3/11

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  • I use olive oil instead and with the lemon juice it is supurb! - 9/4/11

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  • Never thought to add green pepper or lemon juice. Cant wait to try it - 5/22/11

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  • Delicious! I added jalapeno and cayenne. Didn't use all that mayo; just until I thought it looked moist enough! - 4/17/11

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  • yummy..I like this recipe. clear, concise....and easy to follow. every time I make tuna salad, it is different and tonight, we are adding olives to it as well. actually, we are putting the extra options in a separate bowl so each one can just add what they want to it. - 7/20/10

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  • Adding this to my menu for next weeks lunch! - 4/20/10

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  • It was good! Its nice to have it all there on the page! - 3/10/10

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  • This was very tasty even though it is a small portion. Good to put on whole wheat crackers.
    - 3/5/10

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  • Sound like I need to go in the kitchen and start making it now!!!!! - 2/15/10

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