Tuna Salad – Three Ways

We here at Mom Dishes It Out hope that all who celebrated Rosh Hashanah had a wonderful New Year! In the holiday spirit, we wanted to provide you with three exciting twists to a classic dish: Tuna Salad. These recipes make a great addition to a simple salad or sandwich recipe. Just prepare the lettuce, chopped veggies, a bread of your choice, and top with one of these gems of a recipe!
 
Classic Tuna Salad With a Healthy Twist:

  • 2 cans light tuna in unsalted water, drained (we love the Chunk Light variety!)
  • ½ cup mayonnaise with canola oil
  • 3 tbsp diced celery
  • 1 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 tbsp chopped red onion
  • 1 tsp dried parsley
  • 1 tsp fresh lemon juice (optional)
  • Black pepper, to taste

In a bowl, mix tuna, celery, onion, and parsley. Add the mayonnaise and mustard. Top with fresh lemon juice and pepper.
 
Italian-Style Tuna Salad:

  • 2 cans light tuna in unsalted water, drained (we love the Chunk Light variety!)
  • ½ cup mayonnaise with olive oil
  • ½ cup cherry tomatoes, cut in half
  • 1 tbsp scallions
  • 1 tbsp chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp fresh lemon juice (optional)
  • Black pepper, to taste

In a bowl, mix tuna, scallions, tomatoes, and parsley. Add the mayonnaise and mustard. Top with fresh lemon juice and pepper.
Cranberry-Yogurt Tuna Salad:

  • 2 cans light tuna in unsalted water, drained (we love the Chunk Light variety!)
  • ½ cup plain, non-fat Greek yogurt
  • 3 tbsp dried cranberries
  • 3 tbsp diced celery
  • 1 tbsp chopped red onion
  • 1 tsp dill
  • Black pepper, to taste

In a bowl, mix tuna, celery, onion, cranberries, and dill. Add the yogurt and mix until fully incorporated. Season with pepper.
There you have it, three refreshing tuna salad recipes that are sure to be a hit at your next holiday gathering or family party. Do you have any fun ways to jazz up a tuna salad?
 



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