FRESH & SPECIAL TUNA SALAD

FRESH & SPECIAL TUNA SALAD

This Tuna Salad Recipe is a winner! It is loaded with creamy avocado, crisp green apples and crunchy almonds. The combination of flavors and textures makes this completely irresistible!

This tuna salad is crisp and has some surprising ingredients that will make you say, ‚ÄúMmmm!‚ÄĚ There‚Äôs some serious chemistry going on in this salad. The apple somehow cancels out the onion so even those who don‚Äôt love onion will be won over with this tuna salad.¬†Also, there‚Äôs avocado in it, which has a way of making everything extra creamy and wonderful.

This is hands down the best tuna salad I‚Äôve tried. Fresh, loaded, and delicious; in an ‚ÄúI can‚Äôt stop eating it‚ÄĚ kind of way.

HOW TO SERVE TUNA SALAD:

Serve between soft sliced bread as a tuna salad sandwich, with crackers as a dip, or make tuna melts: spread on 1 slice of fresh bread, top with mozzarella or cheddar cheese and broil until cheese is melted.

There’s some serious chemistry going on in this salad with the addition of apple and avocado. Serve as sandwiches, as a dip, or make tuna melts.

INGREDIENTS:

  • 20¬†oz¬†tuna in water¬†(four, 5-oz cans), well drained.
  • 1¬†medium onion¬†1 1/3 cup finely diced
  • 1¬†medium granny smith apple¬†seeded and diced
  • 1¬†avocado¬†diced (removing the skin and seed is implied)
  • 1¬†cup¬†real mayo¬†or to taste
  • 1/2¬†tsp¬†fresh lemon juice¬†or to taste
  • 1/2¬†cup¬†sliced almonds or chopped walnuts¬†toasted
  • 1/8¬†tsp¬†black pepper¬†or to taste

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Toast nuts on a dry skillet until golden. Remove from heat and cool slightly.
  2. To drain tuna, I open the lid then press it down firmly over the tuna to drain off as much water as I can squeeze out. If your tuna is too wet, your salad will be wet …