Milly's Tuna on a Shoestring


This delicious salad goes great plain or on a salad. It is so-named because an old family friend used to make it for us when we were kids.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
5 servings


  • 1 (5 ounce) can tuna, drained

  • 1 cup shredded carrot

  • 1 cup diced celery

  • ¼ cup minced onion

  • ¾ cup mayonnaise, or to taste

  • ½ (9 ounce) can shoestring potatoes


  1. Break the tuna apart in a bowl. Add the carrot, celery, onion, and mayonnaise; stir to mix. Fold in the shoestring potatoes just before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

425 Calories
36g Fat
18g Carbs
8g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 5
Calories 425
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 36g 46%
Saturated Fat 6g 30%
Cholesterol 20mg 7%
Sodium 327mg 14%
Total Carbohydrate 18g 7%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 8g
Vitamin C 5mg 26%
Calcium 24mg 2%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 504mg 11%

* 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.