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 9, 2020
What a wonderful tuna salad. As others stated, a nice change from the tuna with sweet relish. This is just a perfect combination of flavors. Will definitely make this one often.
May 3, 2019
We totally loved this tuna salad! Such a nice change from the usual tuna salad with sweet relish. Loved the celery, carrot and seasonings. As a personal preference, I did add more mayo than indicated to reach our desired consistency. Everything else remained the same. Also, I've made this with fresh parsley, as well as with dill and loved both versions. This is my new go-to tuna salad recipe!
Feb 27, 2019
Very tasty tuna recipe.
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.