Simon's Famous Tuna Salad Recipe
- 3 cans (5 ounces each) light water-packed tuna, drained and flaked
- 3/4 cup fat-free mayonnaise
- 1/4 cup chopped celery
- 1/4 cup chopped carrot
- 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
- 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1/4 teaspoon dill weed
- 10 slices whole wheat bread, toasted
- 5 lettuce leaves
- 1. In a large bowl, combine the first seven ingredients. For each sandwich, layer a slice of toast with a lettuce leaf and 1/2 cup tuna salad. Top with a second slice of toast. Yield: 5 servings.
1 each equals 271 calories, 4 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 29 mg cholesterol, 852 mg sodium, 29 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 29 g protein.
Reviews for Simon's Famous Tuna Salad
"I thought this was very good. I got six sandwiches out of it though; making 5 was too much tuna for my taste. Very simple to make and carries well for lunch. Will most likely make again."
"Hands down, a family favorite. The colorful addition of carrots also gives the sandwich a nice crunch. This is exactly what all those other tuna sandwiches are missing."
"A tuna specialty! I go generous on all my seasonings (onion, garlic, dill). For extra texture & flavor, try diced water chesnuts, scallions and/or tangy dill relish to taste!"
"Good tuna salad but a little bland - I would increase the dill especially, although I usually use more tuna than recipes call for which could be the explanation. However, I don't see how you can get 5 sandwiches as full as in the picture out of only 3 (6 oz) cans of tuna after they're drained."
"I found this recipe to be good, but not outstanding. I would include diced apple to the mix!"
"Really enjoyed this recipe. Thanks."
"There are so many variations on tuna salad. This one looks wonderful. I remember adding walnuts to mine once, and a friend makes a scrumptious version with, of all things, diced apples!"
"I dont like the cellery or cucumber either, thanks for the idea! I have been putting dill relish in mine, but i like the idea of fresh Dill, Carrots and Scalions! I Bet it would be great! Thanks for the tip!"
"Adding carrots is a great idea, but a problem I have with most tuna salads is that they usually contain either celery or cucumber, and if either of these is present, it seems to be all I can taste! Because tuna salad usually needs something green & crunchy, several years ago I started putting finely chopped scallions in mine, and everyone I have made it for has been a convert. I'll definitely try adding carrots next time, though!"
"I have fixed this many times since I first saw it. I also add drained water chestnuts for even more crunch."