Lynn's Garden Tuna Salad

Community Recipe from


  • canned tuna


  1. 2 (6 oz. each) oil- or water-packed albacore or chunk-style tuna, drained well
  2. 1 hard-cooked large eggs, shelled
  3. 1 cup finely chopped inner celery stalks, tender leaves reserved $
  4. 1/4 cup drained capers
  5. 3 tablespoons finely chopped red onion or shallots
  6. About1/3 cup mayonnaise (regular, or half reduced-fat and half sour cream) $
  7. About 1/2 teaspoon fresh-ground pepper
  8. Salt
  9. About 4 cups inner romaine or butter lettuce leaves, rinsed and crisped
  10. About 1/2 cup red grapess, stemmed, rinsed, and drained (see notes)
  11. 1 to 2 tablespoons walnuts
  12. 1 to 2 tablespoons minced parsley
  13. Paprika (optional)
  14. or
  15. About 1 cup small cherry tomatoes, stemmed, rinsed, and drained (see notes) $

  16. Preparation
  17. 1. Put tuna in a bowl. Coarsely chop egg; add to tuna.
  18. 2. Add celery, capers, and onion to bowl; mix well with a fork, breaking tuna into small pieces. Add mayonnaise and 1/2 teaspoon pepper and mix. Add more mayonnaise, if desired. Season to taste with salt (be cautious - capers are salty).
  19. 3. Arrange lettuce and celery leaves equally in four wide, shallow bowls. Mound tuna salad on greens,
April 2012

This recipe is a personal recipe added by LCherry and has not been tested or endorsed by MyRecipes.

My Notes

Only you will be able to view, print, and edit this note.

Add Note

Lynn's Garden Tuna Salad Recipe at a Glance

More Recipes for Main Dishes

  1. Enter at least one ingredient

Find out what we've got cooking...

Weekly Specials
Get our Free Weekly Specials Newsletter filled with our favorite recipes, seasonal menus, and special features.
We Respect Your Privacy. Privacy Policy