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Home Town: Stockton, California, USA
Living In: Newark, California, USA
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I'm making my usual tuna sandwiches tonight and was thinking about adding some chopped capers for extra flavor. Good idea or bad idea? Should I just leave well enough alone? Also what do you do to jazz up your tuna? Lots of questions for a simple tuna sandwich!

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Last updated: Feb. 26, 2013 5:30 pm
Posted: Feb. 26, 2013 4:20 pm
 
Commented by: iceemama
Feb. 26, 2013 4:22 pm
I have a tuna pasta salad recipe that uses capers in it and they are good. I would go for it.
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Missy Kitty
Feb. 26, 2013 4:29 pm
Thanks iceemama, I think I'll go for it. Tuna pasta salad sounds even better than sanwiches. Hmmm...Now you've got me thinking!
 
manella
Feb. 26, 2013 4:30 pm
HI,i like to dice up some celery and onion for mine.Capers are salty,imo.i would not put them in.Mind you if you like salty,you could try just a little bit,that way if you don't like it your not out a lot of tuna.Hope this helps.
 
bd.weld
Feb. 26, 2013 4:34 pm
Jalapeno, celery and onions.
 
BigShotsMom
Feb. 26, 2013 4:35 pm
I sometimes leave the mayo out and use mashed avocado instead. Very tasty.
 
DebbyJean
Feb. 26, 2013 4:35 pm
I add celery, onion and hardboiled eggs to mine.
 
Feb. 26, 2013 4:37 pm
My aunt adds finely chopped apple & I think some pecans to hers. I like crushed thin potato chips on top of mine if a sandwich.
 
Missy Kitty
Feb. 26, 2013 4:38 pm
Hi manella, thanks for reminding me of the saltiness. I could have ruined dinner if I added too much. I too add onion and I have some celery I could add. Good idea for extra crunch. Very helpful advise, thanks again :)
 
Volleyballmom
Feb. 26, 2013 4:38 pm
My hubby likes chopped green olives in his. I like chopped pickles!
 
Feb. 26, 2013 4:40 pm
I make my salad with onions, celery, sweet relish & just enough mayo to hold it together.
 
Missy Kitty
Feb. 26, 2013 4:43 pm
OMG all you guys so many good ideas! I love the jalepeno idea bd.weld and the mashed avoado BSM. We are having potato chips on the side hotgrandma and I just might sneek some in my sandwich! And DebbyJean I forgot about the hard boiled egg, I've done that before and it was delish! Thanks again everyone :)
 
Missy Kitty
Feb. 26, 2013 4:44 pm
Can't stand pickles of any kind vollyballmom but the green olives sound good. Thnak you!
 
Feb. 26, 2013 4:49 pm
Chopped celery, red onion, sweet pickle, dried cranberries, walnuts and grated carrot with a little mayo.
 
Missy Kitty
Feb. 26, 2013 4:52 pm
I like the dried cranberry idea Meta, just wish I had some!
 
Patty Cakes
Feb. 26, 2013 5:10 pm
How do you feel about chipotle peppers? Add some chopped peppers for an extra spicy sammie.
 
Commented by: patticakes43
Feb. 26, 2013 4:46 pm
I've been known to put lots of things in my tuna. Celery, eggs, lipton soup, cheese, onions,onion powder, garlic powder, croutons, potato chips, green peppers, shredded carrots, crackers, relish, mustard, ketchup, etc. Not all at one time of course, just in different recipes.
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patticakes43
Feb. 26, 2013 4:48 pm
Oh yeah and miracle whip. Family can't stand mayo.
 
Missy Kitty
Feb. 26, 2013 4:54 pm
Wow patticakes43 that is one loaded tuna sandwich! Oh I see not all at once lol. All very good ideas, thank you!
 
Mary O
Feb. 26, 2013 5:01 pm
I wish I still had the recipe...I knew a woman in Vicksburg, MS who added shredded apple and crushed peanuts.....it was delish!
 
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Feb. 26, 2013 5:29 pm
I bet this can be modified to use tuna. I say that because I've made it twice now (once with substitutions like a sour cream/cream cheese mix and another making the recipe almost as is), but I used canned chicken both times. Bet you could use tuna and it taste as good.
 
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Feb. 26, 2013 5:30 pm
I just resently added sweet relish with thinly chopped onion and mayo to my can tuna. I love it! Lots of salt and pepper as well.
 
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