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Tempting Tuna Salad Recipe

Tempting Tuna Salad

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"Something a little different to have on some nice crisp torn lettuce leaves or in a sandwich. Gala and Pink Lady apples are my favorites for this."

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  • PREP

    10 mins

    1 hr 10 mins


  1. Stir the tuna, salad dressing, egg, apple, and pecans together in a bowl; season with salt and pepper. Chill in refrigerator at least 1 hour before serving.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Apr 27, 2011

I tried this recipe as written and gave it the 4 stars. The apples added a nice crunch to the mix. After trying things this way, my brain wanted more. I made this again and doubled the amount of tuna used wanting to add more crunch and depth. I added 1/4 green bell pepper, 1/4 red onion and 2 celery stalks- all diced, use the WHOLE apple and 1 more egg. Now I was happy! Thank you RAINYDAZE for this jump start. I would have never thought of using an apple. :)

Most Helpful Critical Review
Apr 29, 2012

My boyfriend thought this was just ok and I liked the idea of it but im not a big tuna salad fan. The apple and pecans were great and I will use these in another type of salad. I want to note that for this recipe I would dice the apple extremely small. The egg was also a good idea. Overall, it was just ok with us. I have found other recipes I prefer, like the Summertime Tuna Pasta salad which I put in a wrap for lunch on the go.

Apr 05, 2011

Excellent! I added some chopped spinach and another egg and omitted the salad dressing. Very tasty.

Mar 22, 2011

I used a Gala apple and mayonnaise as I didn't have the dressing on hand. This was fantastic. I'll definitely be making this again. The apples added a nice crunch that stuck around even after refrigerating.

Feb 03, 2011

Definitely will add this recipe to my lunch list. Love the change of pace...the egg, the apple. Awesome!

Jan 19, 2011

I am not a fish fan at all - but the addition of the apples really breaks up the fish taste. I used crushed cashews instead of pecans and it still tasted great!

Nov 01, 2011

WOW! I love tuna salad and this is probably the best I've ever tried. I didn't have miracle whip on hand so I used light mayo - about half that the ingredients ask for. Still great! My sister and I have been eating this every other day for 2 weeks now, YUM!

Oct 15, 2011

I just had it for lunch. I made it about 30 minutes before eating and chilled it only for 30 min. I added one fourth of an onion but didn't add salt or pepper. I used all of the apple and one egg and didn't measure the mayo, just two spoonfuls. I toasted bread and let the bread cool slightly before eating. Yum :)


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  • Calories
  • 432 kcal
  • 22%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 12.8 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol
  • 141 mg
  • 47%
  • Fat
  • 31 g
  • 48%
  • Fiber
  • 3.4 g
  • 14%
  • Protein
  • 27.2 g
  • 54%
  • Sodium
  • 517 mg
  • 21%

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

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