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Tarragon Tuna Salad

Rated as 4.45 out of 5 Stars

"It's surprising how a few herbs can brighten up tuna salad. Made with reduced-fat mayonnaise, this version from Billie Moss gets zip from mustard. 'It makes a great light lunch or Sunday brunch item,' she notes from El Sobrante, California."
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10 m servings
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. In a small bowl, combine the tuna, celery and onion. Combine the mayonnaise, parsley, lemon juice, tarragon, mustard and pepper. Stir into tuna mixture. Serve on lettuce leaves if desired.


  • Nutritional Analysis: One serving (2/3 cup) equals 169 calories, 7 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 31 mg cholesterol, 467 mg sodium, 4 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 21 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 very lean meat, 1 fat.


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This tuna salad is pretty good, I cut the recipe in half and added a little more mayo. I also reduced the onion and added a little lemon zest. Out of the two tarragon tuna salad recipes on thi...

I omitted the pepper and onion, but this tuna salad was still really good. I especially loved how versatile it was. Most tuna salads I've had at chain restaurants (only place I've ever had them)...

delicious...I alter the recipe by adding 2 teaspoons of relish

Absolutely wonderful! I made this a family get together and everyone wanted the recipe! Thanks!

I omitted the celery because I am not a huge fan but this tuna was excellent served over lettuce!

I thought this was very good. I used a bit more dijon but other than that followed the recipe. I must say I've never used fresh tarragon but it's now one of my favorite herbs!!!

This is a very good tuna salad. I serve mine on open faced sandwiches. Cut a chewy roll such as ciabatta in half and toast. Put tuna salad on each half, top with a slice of tomato and then a ...

This is by far the best tuna fish salad I have made - I love the tarragon in this. It wouldn't be bad with a bit more and fresh tarragon makes all the difference. My kids have always been okay w...