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Chow Mein Tuna Salad Recipe
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Chow Mein Tuna Salad Recipe

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This recipe is a delicious variation on standard tuna salad. Served over a bed of crunchy chow mein noodles, this creamy tuna salad makes a quick yet memorable supper.—Marilyn A. Coomer, Louisville, Kentucky
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 cans (12 ounces each) white water-packed tuna, drained and flaked
  • 1-1/2 cups mayonnaise
  • 1-1/2 cups chopped cashews
  • 3/4 cup finely chopped green onions
  • 3 jars (2 ounces each) diced pimientos, drained and finely chopped
  • 3 tablespoons finely chopped green pepper
  • 3 tablespoons sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups chow mein noodles

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 804 calories, 69g fat (11g saturated fat), 42mg cholesterol, 1112mg sodium, 26g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 2g fiber), 22g protein.

Directions

  1. Place tuna in a large bowl; set aside. In another large bowl, combine the mayonnaise, cashews, onions, pimientos, green pepper, sour cream, vinegar and salt.
  2. Pour over tuna and toss to coat. Serve with chow mein noodles. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Chow Mein Tuna Salad in Taste of Home April/May 2002, p9

Light-Bodied White Wine

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


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Trilby Yost User ID: 5195621 204817
Reviewed Jun. 17, 2010

"I nearly fell out of my chair when I read the nutrition facts: 804 calories, 69 g fat, 1,112 mg sodium. Yikes! I thought it tasted great when a family member made this recipe, and I had planned to make it myself. But now I know that I need to revamp things! I will start by using albacore tuna in the packets, reduced-fat mayo, fat-free sour cream, no added salt, and only a sprinkling of the cashews and the chow mein noodles. I want a very similar taste...if only I can achieve it!"

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