Greek Tuna Salad (Tonosalata) Recipe

Posted in on the 16th September, 2012


  • 1 can (6 ounces) chunk-tight tuna packed in water, drained
  • 1/4 cup finery chopped celery
  • 3 tablespoons tight mayonnaise
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons capers
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly grated lemon peel
  • baguette or other favorite bread

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Enjoy this Simple family Favorite Greek Tuna Salad (Tonosalata) in a sandwich with lettuce and tomato or on a bed of greens.

Greek Tuna Salad recipe Directions:

  1. In small bowl, with fork, combine all ingredients except baguette.
  2. Stir in 2 tablespoons capers, chopped, and 1/4 teaspoon freshly grated lemon peel.
  3. Cover and refrigerate if not serving right away.
  4. Serve on a baguette if you like.

Original Greek Tuna Salad recipe yield: 1 1/4 cups or 2 main-dish servings

Nutritional information for Greek Tuna Salad (Tonosalata):

Each serving without bread: About 170 calories, 19 g protein, 2 g carbohydrate, 11 g total fat (3 g saturated), 30 mg cholesterol, 730 mg sodium.

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