Rich Tuna Salad, Even for the Tuna Haters :)

Total Time
15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 0 mins

Years ago I kept craving tuna. Strange, because I am really not a tuna lover. Eventually I came across Bumble Bee albacore tuna (DOLPHIN SAFE, very important to me) packed in water. I bought 2 cans. I used a few normal ingredients and one or two not so mainstream ingredients. It's delicious, almost tastes "roasted" for lack of a better description :) I developed this, but I'm sure others have used something similar. It really satisfied my craving for tuna (must have been my body craving protein and omega 3 fatty acids) I just thought I'd share! Oh, also! The tuna mellows and tastes much better if allowed to sit in the fridge for several hours. Also good on crackers!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Drain tuna, trying to get as much juice out as you can.
  2. Feed the juice to your kitties :).
  3. Place in a medium bowl.
  4. Dice the red onion finely.
  5. Dice the dill pickle finely.
  6. Mix the above ingredients with the mayonnaise and mix as finely as possible.
  7. Add the chopped olives, lemon pepper, fresh dill and dried mustard, mix well.
  8. Serve on freshly baked Sourdough bread. Add lettuce and tomato, if desired.
  9. For a low carb version, omit bread and dollop on a nice bed of lettuce (free food!) :).
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Loved it! I followed the recipe to the letter and it made a fabulous lunch today! I served it on whole grain bread and added some sprouts, tomato slices, sliced avocado and pepperoncinis. This would also be great as a salad (using spinach) with a touch of Ranch dressing. Thanks for sharing, SwedishExpat! **Made for PAC Spring 2009**