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The Best Tuna Salad Recipe

Cuisine American


  • mixing bowl


  • 2 cans white albacore tuna
  • 2 tbsp mayo
  • 2 tbsp spicy brown mustard We love Gulden's
  • 3 tbsp sweet pickle relish
  • paprika to taste
  • garlic salt to taste


  • First, drain your tuna. I prefer to use white albacore, but use any type of tuna you prefer.
  • Add your mayo. I enlisted my 11-year-old son to help me make this today. Teaching my kids how to cook is a priority. It helps with listening to directions and strengthening little hands (all three of my kids have low muscle tone and weak hands).
  • Add your mustard - I prefer to use spicy brown, but if you want to try a different mustard, like dijon, that will work also.
  • Add your relish.
  • Don't forget the paprika - it gives it a little kick up that is needed.
  • Serve with or without bread.
Keyword tuna, tuna salad