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Classic Tuna Salad | This tuna salad is perfect for lunch or dinner, in a wrap, sandwich, salad or even on toasts as an appetizer! | http://thechunkychef.com
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Classic Tuna Salad

A fresh and light classic tuna salad recipe that is as versatile as it is delicious! Perfect in a sandwich, wrap, salad or as an appetizer!
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Servings: 3 -4 servings
Author: The Chunky Chef


  • 2 - 5 oz cans Chicken of the Sea® Solid White Albacore in Water in EZ-Open Cans drained
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 Tbsp celery minced
  • 2 Tbsp red onion minced
  • 1/2 Tbsp whole-grain mustard or Dijon
  • 1 tsp minced flat-leaf parsley
  • 1-2 tsp sweet pickle relish optional
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Freshly squeezed lemon juice optional


  • Fill a small bowl with cold water, add minced red onion and let soak for 5 minutes.
  • Drain and let dry on paper towels.
  • Add tuna to a medium mixing bowl, break up lightly with a fork, then add remaining ingredients (up to salt and pepper).
  • Stir to combine well.
  • Season with salt, pepper, and lemon juice to taste.
  • Serve in a wrap, in a sandwich, on mini toasts, on cucumber slices, in lettuce cups or in a salad.


1. To serve as a wrap, line a soft flour tortilla with baby spinach, sprinkle with sliced carrots and avocado slices. Scoop tuna salad in a line down the middle of the tortilla, roll up tightly and serve.