Did you have a yummy plate of tuna salad at the local bistro near your house this weekend? Now, are you wondering how to make it? Read the article below for some mouthwatering tuna salad recipes.

Tuna Salad Recipes

Ask any food purists and he/she would tell you that salad is an absolutely gastronomic poetry. A single dish of salad has such a wide array of tastes that it would keep titillating your taste buds. Salads enjoy an enviable status of being the healthiest of all foods and also, the most versatile. You can make the delectable salads using almost any ingredients. No wonder, there is an endless variety of salads to suit every meal, every occasion and every mood. You can start a meal with salads, have it as a main course and even end the meal with it. Your daily dose of salads will give you all the nutrients that many foods miss out on. Out of all the salad types, tuna salad definitely tops the chart. The tuna and the salad is a very powerful nutrient fortified combination. For those who are fitness freak, they would understand the benefits of the tuna. Not only is it high in protein, but when coupled with the ingredients of the salad, it becomes a very healthy and tasty dish. Since the meat of the tuna is soft and tender, it very well complements the salad, unlike the chicken salad. As compared to other salads, tuna salad is also easy to prepare, and it is the best option when pressed for time rather than going to a junk food joint. Given below in the article are a number of tuna salad recipes that you can take your pick from.
How To Make Tuna Salad
Tuna Rice Salad
  • 12 to 14 oz White Tuna
  • 1 Lemon, squeezed
  • 2 ¼ oz Ripe Olives, sliced
  • 14 oz Artichoke Hearts, quartered
  • 2 cups long-grain Rice, cooked and chilled
  • ½ cup Mayonnaise
  • 2 tsp Dill Weed, dried
  • Place the tuna in a mixing bowl and break it using a fork.
  • Add lime juice over the tuna and mix thoroughly.
  • Now, mix the sliced olives, artichoke and rice.
  • Add the mayonnaise and dill weed and stir to mix.
Tomato Tuna Salad
  • 2 large Tomatoes, cut in quarters
  • 1 Red Bell Pepper, cut in strips
  • 1 Green Bell Pepper, cut in strips
  • 1 small Onion, sliced in rings
  • 6 ½ or 7 oz Tuna, dipped in vegetable oil
  • 4 tsp Olive Oil
  • 2 tsp Wine Vinegar
  • 1/2 small clove Garlic, finely minced
  • 1/8 tsp Salt
  • 1/8 tsp Pepper
  • 1/8 tsp dry Mustard
  • 12 pitted Black Olives, chopped
  • Take a salad serving platter and arrange the tomato on it.
  • In the center of the platter, place the pepper strips and onion rings.
  • Drain the oil from the tuna and keep the oil in a jar. Then flake the tuna. Arrange the flaked tuna in the platter.  
  • Now, take the jar with the tuna oil and add the olive oil, wine vinegar, garlic, salt, pepper and dry mustard. Tightly seal the jar and shake vigorously.
  • Sprinkle this mixture over the platter. Then sprinkle the chopped olives over the salad and serve.

Tuna Lettuce Salad


  • 1 ½ tsp Salad Dressing
  • ½ can Tuna
  • 2 Baby Carrots, chopped
  • 2 Lettuce Leaves
  • 3 Olives
  • ½ Tomato
  • ½ tsp Garlic Powder
  • ½ tsp Basil Leaves
  • ½ tsp Black Pepper, grounded
  • ½ tsp Salt
  • Take the tuna, carrot, olives and tomato in a small bowl. Mix them thoroughly.
  • Chop a single lettuce leaf and add it to the mixture.
  • Add the rest of the ingredients except the remaining lettuce leave. Then mix thoroughly.          
  • Take the lettuce leaf and place the salad in its center. Fold the leaf and serve.
Mexican Tuna Salad
  • 2 cans Tuna
  • ½ cup Mayonnaise
  • ¼ tsp powdered Cayenne Pepper
  • ¼ Red Onion, minced
  • 1 clove Garlic, finely minced
  • 2 tsp Parsley, finely minced
  • 3 large Black Olives, finely minced
  • A pinch of Black Pepper
  • Salt to taste
  • In a bowl take all the ingredients other than the tuna and mix them thoroughly.
  • Drain the tuna and add it to the mixture in the bowl.
  • Season the mixture with salt and pepper. Serve.

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