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Tarragon Tuna Salad

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 10 min.

Makes

4 servings

It's surprising how a few herbs can brighten up tuna salad. Made with reduced-fat mayonnaise, this version gets its zip from mustard. It makes a terrific light lunch or Sunday brunch dish. —Billie Moss, Walnut Creek, California
Tarragon Tuna Salad Recipe photo by Taste of Home

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. If desired, serve on lettuce leaves.

Nutrition Facts

2/3 cup: 151 calories, 7g fat (1g saturated fat), 38mg cholesterol, 373mg sodium, 4g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 17g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 lean meat, 1-1/2 fat.

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