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Surprise Tuna Salad

"Apple, raisins and pecans give tuna salad a harvest twist that makes a delicious cold or grilled sandwich," relates Vicki Reed of Kansas City, Missouri.
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
  • Makes
    6 servings


  • 2 cans (6 ounces each) tuna, drained and flaked
  • 1 medium apple, peeled and chopped
  • 1/2 cup golden raisins
  • 1/2 cup Miracle Whip
  • 1/3 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 tablespoon sweet pickle relish
  • 12 bread slices, toasted
  • 6 slices Monterey Jack cheese


  • In a bowl, combine the first six ingredients; spread over six slices bread. Top each with a cheese slice and remaining bread.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 476 calories, 28g fat (7g saturated fat), 36mg cholesterol, 622mg sodium, 39g carbohydrate (13g sugars, 3g fiber), 17g protein.

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  • mamaknowsbest
    Sep 17, 2013

    This is a great crunchy salad! Being from Maryland, I did feel the need to add 1 tsp of Old Bay Seasoning. Absolutely perfect! Works well as a sandwich and even better scooped up with corn chips, crackers, or pita chips. This would also lend itself well to the addition of other seasonings such as curry.

  • SusanCJones
    Jan 12, 2007

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