Secret Ingredient Tuna Salad

I love tuna salad for its protein-packed simplicity.  There are many different ways to make it, but this recipe is my current favorite.

Tuna SaladThe secret ingredient?  French fried onions!  They add a little crunch and great flavor.  The ingredient list for the Trader Joe’s brand is simple:  onions, vegetable oil, and wheat flour. I try to avoid vegetable oil most of the time (I prefer nutritious oils like olive, avocado or coconut) but since a few sprinkled on top is all you need, I’m willing to make an exception for this recipe.

Secret Ingredient Tuna Salad

  • Servings: 2-4
  • Difficulty: Easy
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Ingredients:

  • 2 cans water packed albacore tuna
  • 1-2 stalks celery, sliced
  • 1/2 can sliced water chestnuts, chopped
  • 2-3 tbsp. homemade or  Primal Kitchen mayo
  • Flavor God Garlic Lovers seasoning  (or seasoning blend of choice) to taste
  • French fried onions – preferably Trader Joe’s Gourmet Fried Onion Pieces

Directions:

Mix the tuna, celery, water chestnuts, seasonings and mayo until combined.  Scoop desired amount into a bowl or serve over greens. Sprinkle with french fried onions.

Feel free to experiment with the amount of celery, water chestnuts and mayo.

Enjoy!

 

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