Homemade Tuna Salad Recipe

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Abigail Published: February 28, 2021 Modified: June 1, 2021
Homemade Tuna Salad Recipe

How To Make Homemade Tuna Salad

This homemade tuna salad dish is another noteworthy twist to a classic tuna recipe. Power up the tuna taste by adding lemon, mayo, and some fresh herbs.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Total: 15 minutes



  • 2canssolid white albacore tuna in water,(5 ounce), well drained
  • cupmayonnaise,heaping
  • cupcelery,minced
  • 3tbspred onion,minced, rinsed, and drained
  • 2tbspcapers,rinsed, or 2 minced baby dill pickles, optional
  • 1tbsplemon juice
  • ½tspgarlic,minced
  • 2tbspfresh parsley,chopped
  • 1tspDijon mustard,optional
  • ¼tspsalt and freshly ground black pepper


  1. Add tuna, mayonnaise, celery, red onion, capers, lemon juice garlic, parsley, and dijon mustard to a mixing bowl.

  2. Toss ingredients together while seasoning with salt and pepper to taste.


  • Calories: 335.71kcal
  • Fat: 23.34g
  • Saturated Fat: 3.89g
  • Trans Fat: 0.00g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 5.91g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 13.18g
  • Carbohydrates: 2.43g
  • Fiber: 0.76g
  • Sugar: 0.77g
  • Protein: 27.61g
  • Cholesterol: 58.17mg
  • Sodium: 744.37mg
  • Calcium: 31.68mg
  • Potassium: 344.05mg
  • Iron: 1.47mg
  • Vitamin A: 20.55µg
  • Vitamin C: 6.82mg
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