No-Mayo Tuna Salad

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This is my Mom's recipe for tuna salad which happens to contain no mayonnaise. Being Catholic, we had it every Friday night for dinner. Serve on bread or lettuce.

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Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
5 mins
Additional Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 servings

Ingredients

  • 5 eggs

  • 1 ¼ cups bread and butter pickles

  • 2 (5 ounce) cans tuna, drained

  • 3 stalks celery, chopped

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 1 tablespoon sweet pickle juice

Directions

  1. Place eggs in a saucepan and cover with cold water. Bring water to a boil and immediately remove from heat. Cover and let eggs stand in hot water for 10 to 12 minutes. Remove from hot water and cool under cold running water. Peel.

  2. Place the eggs and pickles into a food processor; pulse until roughly chopped. Transfer to a medium bowl and stir in tuna and celery. Season with salt and pepper, and stir in the pickle juice until thoroughly blended.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

139 Calories
5g Fat
7g Carbs
16g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 139
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g 6%
Saturated Fat 1g 7%
Cholesterol 168mg 56%
Sodium 470mg 20%
Total Carbohydrate 7g 3%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 7g
Protein 16g
Vitamin C 1mg 4%
Calcium 36mg 3%
Iron 2mg 8%
Potassium 210mg 4%

* 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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