Simon’s Famous Tuna Salad
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 15 min.
- 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
- 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.
Nutrition Facts1 each: 271 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 29mg cholesterol, 852mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 5g fiber), 29g protein.
Mar 15, 2018
My family *really* enjoyed this recipe! It was a refreshing change from the usual tuna salad sandwiches. I especially liked the balance of seasonings. I also added a chopped baby dill pickle into it and a sprinkle of Nature's Seasonings. I used a little less tuna, too, as my favorite brand doesn't come in cans that large. I halved the recipe and used 2 Bumble Bee cans (5 fl oz or 4 dry oz. each). Delicious! I would definitely make this again!
Jan 13, 2018
I love this! A nice change from the traditional tuna salad. I found the amount of seasonings to be just perfect for me, but you can always adjust to suit your preferences. It’s easy to put together too. Definitely a recipe I’ll be using again.
Aug 8, 2017
My family loved this new spin on the classic tuna salad sandwich. I usually just make mine with mayonnaise and pickles but will definitely be making this more often! I feel like the recipe made more than 5 servings as well. But I also may have used more carrot and celery because I freestyled instead of measuring.
Sep 17, 2013
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.
Aug 5, 2013
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.
Oct 27, 2012
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!
Oct 24, 2009
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.
Oct 20, 2009
I found this recipe to be good, but not outstanding. I would include diced apple to the mix!
Sep 24, 2009
Really enjoyed this recipe. Thanks.
Aug 21, 2009
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!
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