Drop Dead Delicious Tuna Salad


This is the BEST tuna salad ever! The last recipe you'll try. This has been in my family for generations, now it can be in yours!

Prep Time:
5 mins
Additional Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
25 mins
4 to 6 servings


  • 4 (5 ounce) cans tuna, drained

  • 1 lemon, juiced

  • 2 cups mayonnaise

  • 4 stalks celery, diced

  • ½ cup sweet pickle relish


  1. In a mixing bowl, combine the tuna, lemon juice, mayonnaise, celery and pickle relish. Mix together well and refrigerate until ready to serve.

Editor's Note:

The original can of tuna was 6 ounces and has since been reduced to 5 ounces due to manufacturer's change. Amounts of mayonnaise may need to be slightly reduced.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

790 Calories
71g Fat
15g Carbs
27g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 5
Calories 790
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 71g 91%
Saturated Fat 11g 54%
Cholesterol 64mg 21%
Sodium 775mg 34%
Total Carbohydrate 15g 5%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Total Sugars 9g
Protein 27g
Vitamin C 18mg 90%
Calcium 44mg 3%
Iron 2mg 12%
Potassium 370mg 8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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