Canned Tuna Salad Recipe

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This canned tuna salad recipe is Paleo friendly and Whole30 approved. I first saw it in the Well Fed 2: More Paleo Recipes for People Who Love to Eat. Green onions, pickles and parsley give canned tuna a wonderful flavor. Serve wrapped in lettuce leaves or spoon in cucumber or bell pepper boats. This is the link for Chosen Foods Mayo (Paleo and Whole30 approved).
Canned Tuna Salad Recipe

Ingredients

  • 2 cans tuna (5 ounce each, I used half salt tuna in water from Trader Joe's)
  • 1 celery stalk (finely chopped)
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons pickles (finely chopped)
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons onion (finely chopped)
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon green onions (top portions, finely chopped)
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon parsley (finely chopped)
  • 1/2 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt (or more, to taste)
  • cayenne pepper
  • 3 tablespoons avocado oil mayonnaise (use homemade or Chosen Foods mayo)
Yield:
servings
Prep time:
15 minutes
Yield: 4 servings | Prep time: 15 minutes |

Instructions

1. Drain tuna and flake with a fork in a large bowl.

2. Finely chop celery, pickles and onion.



3. Finely chop green onions and parsley.
4. Add all the ingredients to the bowl with tuna (except mayo) and mix.

5. Add mayo and gently stir until all the ingredients are combined.

Products I recommend for this recipe

Half Salt Tuna

Half Salt Tuna
Red Onion

Red Onion
Lemon

Lemon
Cayenne Pepper

Cayenne Pepper
Avocado Mayo

Avocado Mayo
Pickles

Pickles

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Lisa

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This looks quite tasty! I love all the ingredients and it looks so fresh!
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Stephanie

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This homemade tuna salad looks and sounds easy and delicious!
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Jacqueline Debono

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I love canned tuna and use it a lot in dips, on pasta and in salad! This salad sounds really good. I love the inclusion of pickles!
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Catherine Brown

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This looks PERFECT! Dill pickles are a must... none of that sweet jaz for me. Fresh dill is lovely too. I like how you used both purple and green onions... nice touch! Thank you for sharing your recipe. :-)
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Honey @ The Girl Next Shore

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Well this defo makes tinned tuna sound fantastic and exciting! =) Thanks for sharing the recipe, this sound great for summer picnics!
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Gloria

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This sounds like a great salad for lunch, dinner...or the perfect BQ side dish as well. I love using canned tuna in recipes....so versatile and economical. Lots of great texture in this tasty salad.
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Five Stars!

MayaSterling
I have never before added lemon juice to my tuna salad but I really enjoyed the extra tanginess it gave this recipe. You’ve taught me something new!
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alenatrs
I'm glad you learned something new and liked it, thank you for leaving your feedback - Alena
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Calories

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How many calories in 1/2 cup?
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alenatrs
Sorry, can not help with calories counter... - Alena
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