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Milly's Tuna on a Shoestring

Rated as 4.77 out of 5 Stars

"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."
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20 m servings 425
Original recipe yields 5 servings


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  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; 35.7 17.9 8.2 20 327 Full nutrition

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This was very tasty. I had some shoestring potatoes that were sent over from Canada in a snack trade just itching for a recipe like this. And you know, my kids freaking loved it! I added a littl...

Loved it! We omitted the onion and substituted raisins to make it more appealing to our young kids. And, we substituted potato chips for the shoestring potatoes (we didn't have shoestrings). ...

Also excellent using canned chicken in place of tuna!

My mom used to make this for us when we were growing up. Very yummy for lunch! Glad I could find the right measurements on the ingredients, again. Plan to make it sometime this week.

I removed the potatoes and subbed out the mayo for italian dressings, which made it more like a tuna salad. It was tasty.

My husband and I both loved it.

i finally was able to share this recipe with my number one guy. he admits he was hesitant at first, but after trying it, it the next day he made sure we had the ingredients...

I love this salad and have been making it and changing it for 40 or more years. I have used shoestring potatoes, but I prefer it with chow mein noodles. Sometimes I make it with no carrots, but ...

This made me feel like a kid again with chips in my tuna salad! Served with creative garnishes, this was a hit at my house!