Easy Delicious Tuna Spread (non-dairy)

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 13 mins

The simplest part about preparing for any dinner party! Whenever I take it to a barbecue or potluck it disappears in a flash. Plus it keeps well in the fridge and is totally addictive. Can be served on crackers, as a spread, or in a small bowl as a side-dish. (Cooking time is for boiling eggs.)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Using a fork, squash the egg thoroughly until uniform in texture and colour.
  2. Add sandwich tuna.
  3. If using tuna in water, add olive oil; if using tuna in oil, leave it out.
  4. It's possible to use chunk tuna instead, you just have to put more effort into squashing it well.
  5. Add the chopped onion, mix and squash a bit with the fork-- I find this releases the juice from the onion and adds flavour without giving it that'onion-y' taste.
  6. Add mayonnaise and mix well.
  7. Serve in a small bowl and garnish with parsley as desired.
  8. Also works well on crackers or as a spread.
  9. Keeps in the refrigerator for at least a week-- I haven't tried longer than this because it always gets eaten!


Most Helpful

I love, love, love this!! I'm always losing my copy of the recipe, but thankfully it's easy enough to find :)

I like to make it by roughly chopping eggs etc then giving it a blitz in the food processor until it's a delicious, creamy spread. I also add parsley sometimes too. Fantastic with vegie sticks!

kaitie10 December 10, 2011

This recipe is yummy. I used 6 tbsps. of mayonnaise and tuna chunks in oil. I'm gonna try this with celery next time.

hmbs October 29, 2007

My family loves this - I grew up on it. 1 can tuna, 2 eggs, I never measured the mayo, and probably a bit less onion and no oo. Yes - the eggs really do make a difference - a yummy one, in my personal opinion. My favorite is after it sits in the fridge for a day - the onion Totally changes the flavor of the tuna, and I LOVE it! Only other comment is that this would probably serve max 4 in my family.

Dorie's Lori April 23, 2007

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