Looking for a delicious tuna salad without celery? Look no further this Tuna Salad with Cranberries is easy to make and super delicious! With sweet cranberries, crunchy walnuts, and tangy red onion this is one tuna salad you will be excited to eat!
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Tuna Salad without Celery
This is one of those food blogger recipes that has a personal touch to it. I know that is passé but that is just how recipes work sometimes, the actual human that develops them as personal touches that go into what they work on.
For this recipe it is because I have an allergy to raw celery.
Having an allergy to raw celery really puts a dampen on any of the tuna/chicken/egg salads that you find readily available because it is in all of them almost all the time.
Every so often you will find inspiration for a salad that doesn’t contain celery. For example Whole Foods has a Tuna Salad with Cranberries that doesn’t contain celery (part of this recipes inspiration) but those types of finds are few and far in-between.
So maybe you have a celery allergy like me or maybe you plain don’t like it, never fear because I have your back with this No Celery Tuna Salad with Cranberries.
- Tuna in Water – 4 of the 5-ounce cans, these will need to be well drained
- Mayo – A classic addition to tuna salad
- Red Onion – Diced small
- Dried Cranberries – One thing I have noticed about a lot of dried cranberries that if they are older and have been sitting around a while they tend to get hard, make sure the dried cranberries are more fresh and still have some chew in them
- Fresh Lemon – You will want the juice of one lemon which is usually about 2 tablespoons
- Kosher Salt – Add more to taste if needed
- Chopped Walnuts – A much needed crunch for this tuna salad
For a complete detailed list of the ingredients continue towards the bottom of the page.
Add mayo, diced onion, dried cranberries, lemon juice, salt, and walnuts to a mixing bowl. Combine.
Add in the drained tuna. Mix together. Serve immediately or keep in an air tight container in the fridge 3 to 5 days.
Tips, Trick, & Questions
Serving ideas include:
- On it’s own
- with crackers
- lettuce cups
- with lettuce on a crossiant or bread as a sandwich
If you like Tuna Salad with Cranberries you might also like:
- Spicy Tuna ‘Sushi’ Wrap
- Grilled Tuna Steak Tacos with Coleslaw
- Italian Pressed Picnic Sandwiches
- Easy BLT Wrap
Tuna Salad with Cranberries
Surprisingly delicious Tuna Salad with Cranberries. This simple tuna salad without celery packs big on flavor but easy and simple to make! Great on it's own or as a sandwich!
- 4 (5oz) cans albacore tuna in water, well drained
- 1/2 cup mayo
- 1/2 cup diced red onion
- 1 cup dried cranberries
- juice of 1 lemon (2 tablespoons)
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
- Add mayo, diced onion, dried cranberries, lemon juice, salt, and walnuts to a mixing bowl. Combine.
- Add in the drained tuna. Mix together. Serve immediately or keep in an air tight container in the fridge 3 to 5 days.
Serving ideas include: On it's own, with crackers, lettuce cups, or with lettuce on a crossiant or sandwich bread as a sandwich.
Serving Size:1/4 the dish
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 478Total Fat: 32gSaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 26gCholesterol: 30mgSodium: 604mgCarbohydrates: 39gFiber: 4gSugar: 31gProtein: 13g
Nutritional data is automated, final nutritional information will depend on ingredients used and any changes made.
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