Tuna Salad with Cucumber, Cranberries, and Pecans

Tuna Salad with Cucumber, Cranberries, and Pecans
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Tuna Salad with Cucumber, Cranberries, and Pecans
Tessemae's All Natural

Tuna Salad with Cucumber, Cranberries, and Pecans

Take your tuna salad sandwich to the next level with Tessemae’s spin on this classic sandwich. It’s reminiscent of traditional tuna salad with mayonnaise and mustard, but packs a sweet and savory twist with dried cranberries, chopped pecans, and a pinch of fennel seeds. On a carb-free diet? Try serving the tuna salad over greens or inside a halved avocado.

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2
Servings
698
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Notes

Make ahead: The tuna salad will keep up to 2 days, refrigerated.

Ingredients

  • 2 cans (or 10 ounces) tuna fish
  • ½ Cup diced cucumber
  • 2 scallions
  • ¼ Cup dried cranberries
  • ¼ Cup pecans, chopped
  • ½ Cup mayonnaise, such as Tessemae’s
  • 1 Tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • Pinch fennel seed (optional)
  • Coarse salt
  • Freshly ground pepper
  • Salad greens, avocado, sandwich wrap, or bread for serving
  • Balsamic vinegar, such as Tessemae’s, for serving

Directions

Drain the tuna and add it to a bowl. Toss it with the cucumber, scallions, dried cranberries, pecans, mayo, mustard, and fennel seed. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

Serve with salad greens, in a halved avocado, or in a sandwich with the balsamic.

Tuna Salad Shopping Tip

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Tuna Salad Cooking Tip

Looking for a quick mid-week dinner? Seafood is a safe bet. It's quick to cook and simple recipes can get dinner on the table in 20 minutes.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
56g
87%
Sugar
11g
N/A
Saturated Fat
8g
39%
Cholesterol
82mg
27%
Protein
34g
68%
Carbs
17g
6%
Vitamin A
38µg
4%
Vitamin B12
4µg
70%
Vitamin B6
0.6mg
29.4%
Vitamin C
4mg
6%
Vitamin D
2µg
N/A
Vitamin E
1mg
5%
Vitamin K
38µg
48%
Calcium
63mg
6%
Fiber
3g
13%
Folate (food)
22µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
22µg
5%
Iron
4mg
20%
Magnesium
67mg
17%
Monounsaturated
17g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
17mg
86%
Phosphorus
290mg
41%
Polyunsaturated
30g
N/A
Potassium
460mg
13%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.2mg
11%
Sodium
827mg
34%
Thiamin (B1)
0.2mg
11.3%
Zinc
2mg
13%