Drop Dead Delicious Tuna Salad

Drop Dead Delicious Tuna Salad


"This is the BEST tuna salad ever! The last recipe you'll try. This has been in my family for generations, now it can be in yours!"


25 m servings 829 cals
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Original recipe yields 5 servings



  • Calories:
  • 829 kcal
  • 41%
  • Fat:
  • 71.2 g
  • 110%
  • Carbs:
  • 14.6g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 35.6 g
  • 71%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 74 mg
  • 25%
  • Sodium:
  • 792 mg
  • 32%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a mixing bowl, combine the tuna, lemon juice, mayonnaise, celery and pickle relish. Mix together well and refrigerate until ready to serve.
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  1. 67 Ratings


I don't know if I'd refer to this as "drop dead delicious" as we are talking about tuna salad here. I cut this down to one serving and while I do love tuna salad this recipe is very basic and a ...

Has a good flavor but I made it with the recommended 2 cups of mayo, and it was WAY too much...so I made it over again using only 1/2 cup of mayo...better.

Very easy, but I wonder if 2 Cups of mayo is a typo??? How about 1/2 C??

I am quite old(81) and live alone. This is an easy recipe for me to prepare and is delicious. Thanks. Howard

great starter recipe for tuna salad. i barely added any mayo because i don't like it, just enough to coat the mixture, but i doubled on the celery and relish since i love those a lot. i also add...

add an egg per can and mmmmmm perfect! Exactly the recipe I have been looking for all my life!!

Whoa, now this is a good recipe for tuna salad. I've tried some others on this website and this is the best. The ingredients very much compliment the taste of the tuna. Not only that, but it's s...

I followed others' advise and cut the mayo in half. Still too much. Too much relish, and not any zing like celery seed or garlic salt may have provided. Wouldn't make it again.

Way TOO MUCH mayonnaise. I cut it by 1/4; I should have used only half.