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Drop Dead Delicious Tuna Salad Recipe
  • READY IN 25 mins

Drop Dead Delicious Tuna Salad

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"This is the BEST tuna salad ever! The last recipe you'll try. This has been in my family for generations, now it can be in yours!"

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  • PREP

    5 mins

    25 mins


  1. In a mixing bowl, combine the tuna, lemon juice, mayonnaise, celery and pickle relish. Mix together well and refrigerate until ready to serve.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Aug 24, 2010

I don't know if I'd refer to this as "drop dead delicious" as we are talking about tuna salad here. I cut this down to one serving and while I do love tuna salad this recipe is very basic and a good start to add in whatever other favorite ingredients you like. I always like to add a bit of garlic and onion powders plus a bit of salt and pepper. As far as the amount of mayo is concerned, I always add that to my own tastes. Some people like a dry tuna salad others like more mayo than tuna it seems. Whatever your preference you can give this one a try...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Sep 28, 2003

Very easy, but I wonder if 2 Cups of mayo is a typo??? How about 1/2 C??

Sep 28, 2003

Has a good flavor but I made it with the recommended 2 cups of mayo, and it was WAY too much...so I made it over again using only 1/2 cup of mayo...better.

Apr 23, 2005

I am quite old(81) and live alone. This is an easy recipe for me to prepare and is delicious. Thanks. Howard

Jul 13, 2003

great starter recipe for tuna salad. i barely added any mayo because i don't like it, just enough to coat the mixture, but i doubled on the celery and relish since i love those a lot. i also added ground black pepper and a little mustard. this recipe is really versatile so you can put in what you like. i've made it several times, once adding macaroni and it turned out very well.

Feb 05, 2004

add an egg per can and mmmmmm perfect! Exactly the recipe I have been looking for all my life!!

Dec 16, 2003

Whoa, now this is a good recipe for tuna salad. I've tried some others on this website and this is the best. The ingredients very much compliment the taste of the tuna. Not only that, but it's simple to make. I highly recommend this recipe.

Dec 16, 2003

I followed others' advise and cut the mayo in half. Still too much. Too much relish, and not any zing like celery seed or garlic salt may have provided. Wouldn't make it again.


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  • Calories
  • 829 kcal
  • 41%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 14.6 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol
  • 74 mg
  • 25%
  • Fat
  • 71.2 g
  • 110%
  • Fiber
  • 1.7 g
  • 7%
  • Protein
  • 35.6 g
  • 71%
  • Sodium
  • 792 mg
  • 32%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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