Tuna and Egg Salad

tuna and egg salad

Over the past few years I’ve gotten lazy when I make tuna salad. It’s usually a rushed salad that only consists of a tuna, pickle relish and a little celery if I take the time to make it. It’s no where as good as Mom’s tuna salad. She always took the time to make a big batch of delicious tuna salad filled with veggies, fresh herbs, and most importantly, eggs.

So today I took the time to make tuna salad like mom use to make. I like to use 2 chopped boiled eggs per can of tuna. This ratio makes a salad that’s about half egg and half tuna. I like to use albacore tuna, but regular tuna also works great in this recipe because the addition of eggs will help offset the stronger flavor of the tuna.

tuna salad on spinach

For vegetables, I added freshly chopped celery, spring onions and fresh dill. Dill is a great herb to pair with both chicken and eggs. You can add more or less veggies depending on your tastes and what you have on hand. For more flavor, I also added freshly squeezed lemon juice, freshly cracked black pepper and a little Dijon mustard.

I served this salad  over a bed of fresh spinach with crackers, but it’s also wonderful as a sandwich with fresh sliced tomatoes.

If you’re concerned about your eggs be sure to use Davidson’s Safest Choice pasteurized eggs.  “Davidson’s Safest Choice® Eggs are pasteurized in an all-natural, gentle water bath pasteurization process to eliminate the risk of Salmonella. The vast majority of eggs sold in grocery stores are NOT pasteurized. Safest Choice™ offers peace of mind when making recipes calling for raw or undercooked eggs, and removes the worry of cross contamination.Learn more about Safest Choice pasteurization process and find store locations.

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Yield: Serves 4

Tuna and Egg Salad

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  • 6 spring onions, sliced
  • 4 stalks of celery, diced
  • 2 small cans tuna, drained well
  • the juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 4 hard boiled eggs, chopped
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise 
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh Dill


Combine all ingredients in a large bowl and mix well to combine.

Refrigerate until ready to serve.

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