Ring around the Tuna Salad

Judy Kaye


This is an old recipe from The Joy of Jello cookbook back in the late sixties or early seventies. My kids like it in the summer and I sometimes served it as a side for family gatherings and potlucks.


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20 Min
3 Hr


  • 1
    3 oz. pkg. of limon or lime jello
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1 c
    boiling water
  • 3/4 c
    cold water
  • 2 Tbsp
    apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tsp
    grated onion
  • 1/2 c
    diced cucumber
  • 1/2 c
    diced celery
  • 2 Tbsp
    diced pimento or meat of a tomato
  • 4
    sliced, stuffed olives (pimento)
  • 5 oz
    drained albacore (tuna)

How to Make Ring around the Tuna Salad


  1. Dissolve jello and salt in boiling water
  2. Add cold water, vinegar and onion. Chill until very thick but not set. Stir in remaining ingredients and pour into mold or individual serving cups
  3. Chill until firm. I usually make this up the night before. Unmold onto crisp lettuce. You can top with additional tuna or mayo.

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About Ring around the Tuna Salad

Course/Dish: Other Side Dishes
Main Ingredient: Fish
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Gluten-Free
Other Tag: Healthy
Hashtags: #tuna, #jello, #vegetables

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