Grandma's French Tuna Salad Wraps Recipe
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Grandma's French Tuna Salad Wraps Recipe

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“My French Canadian grandmother always made tuna salad with chopped egg in it. I tried a version of it, added veggies for complete nutrition and turned it into a wrap. It's fun and we get the memory of my grandmother.” Jennifer Magrey - Sterling, Connecticut
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 2 servings


  • 1 can (5 ounces) light water-packed tuna, drained and flaked
  • 1 celery rib, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup fat-free mayonnaise
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 whole wheat tortillas (8 inches), room temperature
  • 1/2 cup shredded lettuce
  • 1 small carrot, shredded
  • 4 slices tomato
  • 2 slices red onion, separated into rings
  • 1 hard-cooked egg, sliced

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 328 calories, 7g fat (1g saturated fat), 135mg cholesterol, 770mg sodium, 32g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 4g fiber), 30g protein Diabetic Exchanges:2 starch, 3 lean meat 1 vegetabl


  1. In a small bowl, combine the tuna, celery, mayonnaise and pepper. Spoon tuna mixture down the center of each tortilla. Top with lettuce, carrot, tomato, onion and egg. Roll up tightly. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Grandma's French Tuna Salad Wraps in Healthy Cooking April/May 2009, p12

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Reviewed Feb. 10, 2014

"one of my hubby's weekly lunches ~ I use a Flax Oat Bran & whole wheat Lavash bread instead of the tortilla, lay a bed of romaine lettuce down then the tuna salad. Doesn't get soggy :)"

Reviewed Jul. 20, 2013

"Very good. I have always made tuna salad with egg in it but like that the egg is separate so you get bites of it throughout. The only thing I would warn is that it's a very moist sandwich and does not pack well for lunch. Even if you make it in the morning by the time lunch rolls around the tortilla is soggy, it still tastes good though. This is better eaten right after making it and not so good for a packed lunch. Will definitely make again but on days off or for supper so I can eat it right away."

Reviewed Mar. 26, 2010

"This was really good and very similar to a lower fat version that I've made for years. I use yogurt instead of mayo, add a little bit of shredded Monterey Jack cheese to the tuna mixture, and a few dashes of tobasco for a little kick. Great tucked into a whole wheat pita!"

Reviewed Mar. 26, 2010

"I add 3 chopped hard cooked eggs for each 6 oz. can Tuna, chopped green onions & mayo to moisten. I'll be trying this with the additional toppings."

Reviewed Mar. 26, 2010

"I made this when my kids were small, but chopped the egg up in the tuna as my mother did. I'm not a very creative cook and never thought about putting the carrots in it or using a tortilla in place of bread. Intend to make it for my lunch today. Thank you for reminding me of what I always thought was a delicious sandwich. Ragmop"

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