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Tarragon Tuna Salad Recipe

Tarragon Tuna Salad Recipe

It's surprising how a few herbs can brighten up tuna salad. Made with reduced-fat mayonnaise, this version from Billie Moss gets zip from mustard. "It makes a great light lunch or Sunday brunch item," she notes from El Sobrante, California.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cans (6 ounces each) light water-packed tuna, drained and flaked
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 1/4 cup chopped sweet onion
  • 1/3 cup reduced-fat mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh tarragon or 1/4 teaspoon dried tarragon
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon white pepper
  • Lettuce leaves, optional

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, combine the tuna, celery and onion. Combine the mayonnaise, parsley, lemon juice, tarragon, mustard and pepper. Stir into tuna mixture. Serve on lettuce leaves if desired. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

2/3 cup: 169 calories, 7g fat (1g saturated fat), 31mg cholesterol, 467mg sodium, 4g carbohydrate (0g sugars, 1g fiber), 21g protein Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 1 fat.

Reviews for Tarragon Tuna Salad

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cynandtom 253028
Reviewed Aug. 22, 2016

"I love this flavorful tuna salad! The only change I made was adding extra mayo. I served with lettuce in a pita."

MY REVIEW
Luvorlando 129887
Reviewed Mar. 28, 2012

"To die for recipe! It is easily the best tuna salad we've ever had and can hold its own against any gourmet restaurant recipe."

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Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

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