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Albacore Tuna Salad Recipe
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Albacore Tuna Salad Recipe

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There are so many great things about this recipe from Barbara Moravek of Jay, Florida! Sweet apples, golden raisins, celery, nuts, tuna and a tropical taste of pineapple add up to a simply wonderful salad. And leftovers are as delicious as the first bite. Sometimes Barbara substitutes grapes for the raisins.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:5 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 5 servings


  • 2 cans (8 ounces each) unsweetened crushed pineapple, drained
  • 2 cans (5 ounces each) white water-packed tuna, drained
  • 1 large apple, chopped
  • 1 cup sliced celery
  • 1 cup golden raisins
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds, toasted
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • Bread slices or lettuce leaves


  1. In a large bowl, combine the pineapple, tuna, apple, celery, raisins and almonds. Combine mayonnaise and lemon juice; stir into tuna mixture. Spread on bread or serve on lettuce-lined plates. Yield: 5 servings.
Originally published as Albacore Tuna Salad in Simple & Delicious September/October 2007, p33

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

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Reviewed Oct. 10, 2010

"This was a terrific salad. I used chicken instead

of tuna and spread it on rye bread. I got a lot
of compliments from my family."

Reviewed Oct. 31, 2009

"This is delicious on whole-grain bread. Next time I will use chicken; a better compliment to the other ingredients."

Reviewed Sep. 18, 2009

"very refreshing, i did too use cranberries instead of raising, and used pineapple tidbits instead of crushed. I added chopped english cucumbers. Overall 3+ stars = )"

Reviewed Aug. 29, 2009

"This is delicioius. I do add cranberries instead of raisins & follow recipe w/all of the other ingredients."

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