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Crunchy Tuna Salad Recipe

“My husband and son don’t really care for salads, but I can’t seem to fix enough of this one. It makes a quick, refreshing lunch.” —Pat Ashworth, Elk Grove, California
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:6 servings


  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/3 cup sour cream
  • 3/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 head iceberg lettuce, torn
  • 1 can (12 ounces) tuna, drained and flaked
  • 1 cup frozen peas, thawed
  • 1 can (5 ounces) chow mein noodles


  • 1. In a small bowl, combine the mayonnaise, sour cream, garlic powder, salt and pepper. In a large bowl, combine the lettuce, tuna and peas. Add mayonnaise mixture; toss to coat. Stir in chow mein noodles. Serve immediately. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1-1/3 cups: 338 calories, 20g fat (4g saturated fat), 30mg cholesterol, 599mg sodium, 20g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 3g fiber), 19g protein.

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kmnowak User ID: 3453696 77531
Reviewed Jul. 10, 2011

"Best tuna salad we've ever had - thanks!!!"

barta User ID: 1646646 166860
Reviewed Mar. 9, 2011

"Loved the crunch of the noodles along with the creamy tuna. quick and easy weeknight dinner that tastes fantastic."

Kichler073 User ID: 32326 125966
Reviewed Nov. 26, 2010

"Excellent recipe and easy to make!"

Huntergirl User ID: 4215297 150692
Reviewed Oct. 20, 2010

"YUM! This was so refreshing and a nice change from tuna salad sandwiches or casserole. I made this again for my mother-in-law and she also loved it and asked for the recipe. I will definitely make this again."

sinnamyngrrl User ID: 2384929 104423
Reviewed Aug. 26, 2010

"My husband and three kids devoured this salad. It has a nice crunch and the garlic is just right. Makes a fast lunch or dinner without heating up the house."

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