Classic Tuna Salad Recipe

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Beverly Ruiz Modified: March 23, 2022
Classic Tuna Salad Recipe

How To Make Classic Tuna Salad

Creamy and crunchy combination of tuna and celery is what makes our tuna salad delicious! It’s rich and tangy for a more tasteful meal.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Chill Time: 1 hour
Total: 1 hour 10 minutes



  • ½cupmayonnaise
  • 1tbspdijon mustard
  • 2tbspsweet relish
  • ¼tspcoarse ground black pepper
  • 1tbsplemon juice
  • 18oztuna,drained well
  • ½cupcelery,minced


  1. Add the mayonnaise, mustard, relish, pepper and lemon juice to a large bowl.

  2. Mix well, then add in the tuna and celery, then stir well to combine.

  3. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour.

  4. Serve chilled, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 354.17kcal
  • Fat: 23.06g
  • Saturated Fat: 3.56g
  • Trans Fat: 0.02g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 5.83g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 13.58g
  • Carbohydrates: 3.59g
  • Fiber: 0.49g
  • Sugar: 2.49g
  • Protein: 31.42g
  • Cholesterol: 61.01mg
  • Sodium: 337.96mg
  • Calcium: 13.69mg
  • Potassium: 609.05mg
  • Iron: 1.15mg
  • Vitamin A: 30.55µg
  • Vitamin C: 1.95mg
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