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ellen's new and improved tuna salad

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Ellen Gwaltney Bales
Indianapolis, IN

I wanted something a little different from my usual tuna salad recipe, so I played with the spices a bit and came up with this delicious version. The dill weed really makes it pop! Pecans and celery give it a nice crunchy texture. 04-12-16

(1 rating)
yield 2 -4
prep time 10 Min
method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients For ellen's new and improved tuna salad

  • 2 can
    (small or 1 large) white albacore tuna
  • 1/2 c
    hellman's real mayonnaisse, lite
  • 1/3 c
    chopped celery
  • 1/4 tsp
    real lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp
    minced onion
  • 1/4 tsp
    dill weed
  • 1/8 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1-2 Tbsp
    finely chopped pecans

How To Make ellen's new and improved tuna salad

  • 1
    Drain the tuna and flake it into a medium bowl. Add the mayo and blend thoroughly.
  • 2
    Add celery and spices and mix until completely blended. Fold in pecans.
  • 3
    Refrigerate for at least 1/2 hour and serve. I like to serve sweet gherkins on the side.