Composed Dilled Tuna Salad

Recipe by BecR2400
READY IN: 20mins
SERVES: 2
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a medium bowl, stir together the tuna (be sure that it is very well drained), mayonnaise, lemon juice, finely chopped dill, 1 tablespoon thinly sliced green onions, and 1 teaspoon finely chopped capers. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Cover and chill until serving time.
  • Make carrot curls: use a vegetable peeler to slice off thin strips of carrot; plunge the carrots into ice water to curl. Drain before using.
  • For each serving, place the tuna mixture into a small rounded bowl and pack down with a rubber spatula.
  • Overturn the bowl onto a salad plate and lift it away.
  • Create a border with fanned cucumber slices, tuck in a few sprigs of fresh dill topped with carrot curls and slices of green onion.
  • Stud the tuna salad mound with a few whole capers and sliced green onions, and top with a slice of cucumber and sprig of fresh dill.
  • Serve with crisp whole wheat crackers or a baguette.
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