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
2
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.

Nutritional Facts

Vitamin A, RAE
4µg
1%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
9µg
10%
Calcium, Ca
5mg
1%
Choline, total
2mg
0%
Folate, total
5µg
1%
Magnesium, Mg
1mg
0%
Phosphorus, P
2mg
0%
Sodium, Na
54mg
4%
Water
7g
0%

Tuna Salad Shopping Tip

Seafood shopping is quite easy in the general sense. Rule of thumb: if it smells fishy, don't buy. Fresh seafood should smell mild and more like the ocean and sea water rather than fish.

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.