ELLEN'S "FAMOUS" TUNA SALAD

Ellen Bales

By
@Starwriter

This tuna salad recipe was given to me by a local restaurateur. I loved his version so much that he relented and gave me the recipe.


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Comments:

Serves:

6

Prep:

10 Min

Method:

Refrigerate/Freeze

Ingredients

2 can(s)
(5 oz. ea.) solid white albacore tuna
1/3 c
finely chopped celery hearts
1/2 c
hellman's real mayonnaise
1/4 c
finely chopped onion or 1 tbsp. minced onion
1 tsp
real lemon juice
1/3 c
chopped walnuts

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a medium size bowl, combine the tuna with the mayonnaise (do NOT use Miracle Whip--it won't taste the same). Mix well, breaking up chunks of tuna.
2
Fold in celery, onion, and lemon juice until well blended.
3
Add walnuts and toss. Serve on thick slices of rye or pumpernickel.
4
If I'm only making this for myself I cut the recipe in half. It can easily be halved, doubled, or tripled for more people.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Tuna Salads
Main Ingredient: Fish
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy
Hashtags: #creamy, #crunchy, #classy