Easy Albacore Tuna Salad Recipe - Fresh and delicious homemade tuna salad recipe made with albacore tuna, pickle, and onion in a creamy sauce. Serve on sliced bread for a delicious sandwich and more.
Ingredients you need to make Tuna Salad:
Canned Albacore Tuna - Two 6 ounce cans of your favorite albacore tuna. We used Wild Plant wild albacore tuna.
Mayonnaise - We like to use Best Foods/Hellman's or Chosen Mayo for a healthier cleaner version.
Yellow Mustard - I prefer regular yellow mustard in my tuna but you can also use dijon or a grainy mustard.
Dried Dill - Dill adds a nice flavor to the tuna.
Dill Pickle - You can use dill or sweet pickle in this recipe. We finely chopped up one dill pickle. You can also use a relish.
Celery - Adds a nice freshness to the tuna you will love.
Onion - We used yellow onion, but you can also use red onion.
Lemon Juice - Adds a nice tang to the tuna for a nice fresh flavor.
Paprika - Regular paprika is best, but I have also used smoked paprika and that worked good too.
Black Pepper - Fresh cracked or ground black pepper.
How to make Homemade Tuna Salad:
Add all of the ingredients to a bowl and mix to fully combine.
Cover and place tuna salad in the fridge to chill for about 30 minutes.
Serve tuna on sliced bread for a sandwich, with crackers, or over a bed of lettuce and more.
Tools to have on hand for this recipe:
- Mixing Bowl - Mixing the salad.
- Measuring Cups + Spoons - To properly measure all of your ingredients.
- Cutting Board + Knife - Chopping veggies.
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Easy Tuna Salad
- 2 6 oz. Canned Albacore Tuna drained
- ¼ cup Mayonnaise
- 1 teaspoon Yellow Mustard
- ¼ teaspoon Black Pepper
- ⅛ teaspoon Paprika
- ¼ teaspoon Dried Dill
- 2 tablespoon Dill Pickle finely chopped
- 2 tablespoon Fresh Celery finely chopped
- 2 tablespoon Yellow Onion finely chopped
- 1 teaspoon Lemon Juice
- Add all ingredients to a bowl and mix to fully combine.
- Cover and place tuna salad in the fridge to chill for about 30 minutes.
- Serve tuna salad on sliced bread for a sandwich, with crackers, or over a bed of lettuce and more.