Italian Style Tuna Spread

"This is a quick, healthy alternative to the usual tuna salad with mayonaise. Depending on your personal likes or dislikes of vinegar, I would suggest to add the vinegar gradually according to your taste. I prefer to make a sandwich with toast that has been lightly buttered with margarine."
photo by JackieOhNo! photo by JackieOhNo!
photo by JackieOhNo!
Ready In:




  • Drain Tuna , sqeezing out water.
  • Mash the tuna in a small bowl and add the rest of the ingredients. Serve on bread or toast.

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  1. Lucky in Bayview
    Really good! Very different from my usual tuna recipe. Crazy quick to make. I served it as a sandwich on lightly toasted bread, thin sliced onion and green leaf lettuce. Thanks for posting the recipe.
  2. JackieOhNo!
    This was a healthy, simple alternative to regular tuna salad. I made this exactly as posted, using red wine vinegar (which was not overpowering at all) and ate this on seeded toast. The tuna does not bind quite as well as with mayonnaise, but it is very tasty. Thanks for sharing. Made for Spring PAC 2013.
  3. Karens Krazy Kitchen
    Wow! What a great change from using mayo and so much more healthy for you. I used Heinz red wine vinegar (my favorite), added some capers and served on whole wheat toast as an open face sandwich. I really enjoyed this. Thank you for posting this recipe!
  4. muffinlady
    A nice fresh change from using mayo I liked it much more. I was Indecisive so used 1/2T red wine 1/2 T red wine vinegar. I ate on open face toast. I usually get the the foil packages so was unsure what size to use. I probably should have doubled all the ingredients as I purchased the big package.
  5. LonghornMama
    Enjoyed this! Very simple and a little unusual, served on toast as suggested. Made exactly as stated and didn't find the dressing or balsamic at all overpowering. I don't care much for mayo, and this tuna salad has the added benefit of being much better for you. Thanks for sharing the recipe!


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