Tuna Salad

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This is my own version of my family's recipe. I grew up watching Mom make this, and the old rule of thumb was two of everything. That's changed a little over time with the addition of many new ingredients. It truly is a family recipe since each person has contributed changes.

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  • add   3 cans tuna (used to be two, but I added so many veggies, the tuna property was getting lost!)
  • add   2 hard-boiled eggs
  • add   plain yogurt
  • add   slivered almonds
  • add   1 tablespoon mayonnaise
  • add   salt and pepper
  • add   1/2 bell pepper
  • add   2-3 sweet gherkins
  • add   2 stalks celery
  • add   2-3 green onions
  • add   pickle juice
  • add   1-2 teaspoon mustard
  • add   3-5 pickled peppers
  • add   1 carrot
  • add   1/4 cup cilantro


  1. Dice all the veggies and the eggs.
  2. Mix everything together in a bowl.
  3. Make it cold.
  4. Put it on a sandwich or eat with a fork.
  5. Your choice.
  6. It doesn't get much simpler than this.