Lemon-Dilled Tuna Salad

Kelly Williams


I love good tuna salad, so cool and refreshing! And tuna melts are good all year round! Hope you enjoy my simple recipe! Quick and easy!

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about 4
10 Min
5 Min


  • 1 (12 oz.)
    can solid white albacore tuna in water, well drained
  • 1-2 tsp
    lemon juice concentrate, if you have fresh on hand by all means use that instead
  • 1 tsp
    lemon zest, optional for if you have a lemon on hand
  • 1/2 tsp
    dried dill
  • 1/2 c
    heavy mayo, i always use hellmann's
  • 1/8 tsp
    salt, or more to taste
  • 1 Tbsp
    finely chopped celery
  • ·
    dash coarse ground pepper

How to Make Lemon-Dilled Tuna Salad


  1. Drain tuna well. Mix ingredients in small bowl til nicely combined.
  2. *Optional:
    4-5 tomatoes, slice down through top but not all the way through into 6-8 wedges. Fan out wedges and fill with salad for stuffed tomatoes. Serve with a few crackers for scooping.

    4-5 slices toasted bread, 4-5 slices tomatoes and 4-5 slices cheese for tuna melts. Bake in 375 oven for about 5 minutes or til cheese is melted. Cheeses that work well: american, velveeta, muenster, swiss, gouda, havarti, mozzarella, provolone and fontina.

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About Lemon-Dilled Tuna Salad

Course/Dish: Fish, Tuna Salads, Salads
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy

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