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Virgina's Tuna Salad

Rated as 4.45 out of 5 Stars
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"This was always a summer Saturday favorite for my grandparents and I. Great served on a large lettuce leaf. You may also add grapes or chopped apples if you wish."
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Ingredients

40 m servings 142
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  1. Place egg in a saucepan and cover with cold water. Bring water to a boil and immediately remove from heat. Cover and let egg stand in hot water for 10 to 12 minutes. Remove from hot water; cool for 5 minutes. Peel and chop into bite-sized pieces.
  2. In a medium bowl, mix together tuna and mayonnaise. Mix in egg, celery, relish, and black pepper.

Footnotes

  • Cook's Note:
  • Substitute creamy salad dressing (such as Miracle Whip®) for the mayonnaise if desired.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 142 calories; 9.8 3.9 9.9 60 168 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

Very nice tuna salad recipe, but maybe there's a misprint here - the recipe says to use 3 (6 ounce) cans of tuna. Well, seeing as I really didn't have any army to feed and there's no way that 3...

Most helpful critical review

Very easy and simple, but a little plain for my taste.

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Very nice tuna salad recipe, but maybe there's a misprint here - the recipe says to use 3 (6 ounce) cans of tuna. Well, seeing as I really didn't have any army to feed and there's no way that 3...

A hard boiled egg in tuna salad is such a nice addition. I like to add chopped onion and green pepper as well as black pepper and garlic and onion powder to the mixture for more flavor.

Very easy and simple, but a little plain for my taste.

This is a great base recipe and just needed a little tweaking to make a great sandwich. I had to add another egg, it just needed more and I only used 2 cans of tuna and had to put three times th...

Great, traditional Tuna Salad.

I liked the addition of the egg. This is a great tuna salad recipe. Thanks Kristie.

I USED THIS RECIPE WHEN MY FUSSY SONINLAW CAME TO VISIT. hE THOUGHT IT WAS WAS WONDERFUL. i THOUGHT IT WAS QUICK EASY, AND INEXPENSIVE THANX. MEANEST JEAN

This is exactly the recipe I was looking for. "Like mom used to make!" Thanks!

I stepped it up a notch. I added diced red onion, lots of celery for the crunch. Instead of sweet relish I opted to add dill or sometimes my favorite dill pickels diced up and my other version.....