Bunk's Oregon Albacore Tuna Salad

Bunk's Oregon Albacore Tuna Salad Recipe
Photo: John Clark
The tuna melt at Bunk Sandwiches, in Portland, scores high marks for flavor—and all the ingredients except the condiments are local. Chef and co-owner Tommy Habetz puts the salad in ciabatta rolls spread with mayo and mustard, adds medium-sharp cheddar and sliced garlic dill pickles, and then grills the works in a panini press.


Makes 1 3/4 cups
Total time: 15 Minutes

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Total: 15 Minutes


2 cans (5 oz. each) local sustainable albacore tuna
1/4 cup minced red onion
1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
1 tablespoon minced fresh basil leaves
1/2 teaspoon red chile flakes
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper


Mix all ingredients together.

Tommy Habetz,

Bunk Sandwiches, Portland, OR,


May 2012
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