Southwest Tuna Salad

By Engrossed on August 27, 2007

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Ingredients

    Salad

    1. 2 (6 ounce) cans tuna, drained
    2. 1 (2 1/2 ounce) cans sliced black olives, drained and rinsed
    3. 1 (4 ounce) cans diced mild green chilies, drained
    4. 1/4 cup green bell pepper, diced
    5. 1/4 cup red bell pepper, diced
    6. 1/4 cup white onions, diced or 3 green onions, sliced
    7. 2 tablespoons cilantro, minced (optional)
    8. diced fresh tomatoes (optional) or grape tomatoes, to taste (optional)

    Dressing

    1. 2 tablespoons mayonnaise (optional)
    2. 2 tablespoons sour cream (optional)
    3. 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
    4. 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
    5. 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
    6. 1/4 teaspoon chili powder
    7. 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
    8. Tabasco sauce, to taste ( this really enhances it)

    Topping

    1. shredded monterey jack cheese (optional) or cheddar cheese, for a melt (optional)

Directions

  1. Mix salad ingredients together.
  2. Mix dressing ingredients together.
  3. Stir dressing into salad, mix well.
  4. This is great right away but if you let it sit in the refrigerator it will develop even more flavor.
  5. Enjoy this how you'll like it (see description).