Shoestring Salad Recipe

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This super salad is delicious and easy to prepare—just right for a busy mother of four!
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES:3-4 servings
Quick Test Kitchen Approved
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES: 3-4 servings


  • 1 can (12 ounces) tuna, drained and flaked
  • 1 cup shredded carrot
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons prepared mustard
  • 1 cup shoestring potato sticks

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 369 calories, 26 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 36 mg cholesterol, 538 mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 23 g protein.


  1. In a medium bowl, combine the first six ingredients. Fold in potato sticks just before serving. Yield: 3-4 servings.
Originally published as Shoestring Salad in Home-Style Soups, Salad and Sandwiches Cookbook 1996, p43

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 Mar. 12, 2011

"Something simple for the Grandkids."

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