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Classic Tuna Salad

Classic Tuna Salad

This is a great Classic Tuna Salad Recipe that your whole family will enjoy! Make it today.

Course Sandwiches
Cuisine American
Keyword Classic Tuna Salad
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 295 kcal


  • Ingredients
  • 2 6 ounce cans solid white tuna packed in water
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 stalk celery minced (about 1/4 cup)
  • 2 tablespoons red onions minced
  • 2 tablespoons dill pickles or 2 tablespoons sweet gherkins minced
  • 1/2 clove garlic minced or pressed through a garlic press (about 1/8 tsp.)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley leaves minced
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 teaspoon Dijon mustard


  1. Directions
  2. Place the tuna in a colander and drain well. Shred the tuna with your fingers, breaking up any clumps until it has a fine and even texture.

  3. Put the tuna in a medium bowl and mix in the lemon juice, celery, onion, pickles, garlic, salt, pepper, and parsley until well blended.

  4. Fold in the mayonnaise and Dijon until the mixture is evenly moistened.

  5. Salad can be kept covered in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.