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Andi of Longmeadow Farm


basic tuna


★★★★★ 2 votes

15 Min
5 Min


  • 6 oz
    canned tuna (in water, or oil, drained)
  • 1 large
    celery rib (chopped largely)
  • 1/4 tsp
    prepared mustard
  • 1 tsp
    onion, minced
  • 2 Tbsp
    mayonnaise (to taste - adjust)
  • 1/8 tsp
    black pepper (i add more!)
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt (to taste)
  • 2 dash(es)
    tabasco sauce (optional)
  • 1 large
    lettuce leaf
  • 4 slice
    soft bread
  • 2 Tbsp
    butter divided
  • 1 tsp
    chives (fresh - best)

How to Make Tuna


  1. Mix together celery, mustard, onion, mayonnaise, pepper, salt, and Tabasco Sauce in a mixing bowl.
  2. Wash and dry lettuce leaves well so they are crispy and enjoyable to eat.
  3. Add drained tuna to mayonnaise mixture, gently, trying not to break up tuna bits.
  4. Toast bread, spread with butter and put one lettuce leaf in between bread.
  5. Spoon tuna salad onto lettuce leaf, adding chives. Clamp slices of bread together. Cut in 1/2 diagonally.
  6. Agh -- life IS good.

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About Tuna

Course/Dish: Tuna Salads

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