The Best Tuna Salad Recipes: 8 Easy Southern Recipes for Tuna Salad

By: Kaitlin Weiler, Editor,
The Best Tuna Salad Recipes 8 Easy Southern Recipes for Tuna Salad

When it comes to making a quick and filling lunch, nothing beats a flavorful deli salad recipe.

This collection of The Best Tuna Salad Recipes: 8 Easy Southern Recipes for Tuna Salad includes plenty of easy deli salad recipes that are perfect for lunch or dinner. The best thing about these tuna salad recipes is that they can be prepared at the beginning of the week and then enjoyed all week long.

No matter which of these Southern cooking recipes you choose to make, you are sure to enjoy this collection of The Best Tuna Salad Recipes: 8 Easy Southern Recipes for Tuna Salad

The Best Tuna Salad Recipes: 8 Easy Southern Recipes for Tuna Salad

Traditional Tuna Salad Recipes

Simple Tuna Pasta Salad
  • Crunchy Veggie Tuna SaladEnjoy a flavorful tuna salad while also getting your fill of vegetables with this simple tuna salad recipe for Crunchy Veggie Tuna Salad. This deli salad recipe is loaded with a wide variety of colorful veggies.
  • Husband-Approved Tuna SaladYour husband—or anyone else, for that matter—is guaranteed to scarf down his helping of this Husband-Approved Tuna Salad. You can treat this deli salad as a starting point before customizing it any way you like. 
  • Simple Tuna Pasta SaladFor an extremely filling lunch or dinner, try this recipe for Simple Tuna Pasta Salad. Traditional tuna salad gets even more heartiness from the addition of cooked pasta. This recipe offers the perfect cross between tuna salad and macaroni salad.
  • Secret Ingredient Tuna SaladThis simple recipe for tuna salad isn't made with traditional mayo. Instead, this recipe gets its creaminess from mashed avocado and Greek yogurt, so it is a lighter alternative.

Sweet Tuna Salad Recipes

Pecan Raisin Tuna Salad
  • Mamaw's Best Tuna SaladMake a batch of tuna salad just like your grandmother used to with this recipe for Mamaw's Best Tuna Salad. Grated apple is the secret ingredient that makes this Southern tuna salad slightly sweet.
  • Pecan Raisin Tuna SaladFor a deli salad that is loaded with sweet surprises, try this recipe for Pecan Raisin Tuna Salad. Chopped celery and onions offer the perfect savory complement to the sweet ingredients in this salad.
  • Sweet Southern Tuna SaladTuna is combined with diced apple, celery, and pickle relish to make the base for this Southern tuna salad recipe. If you love the combination of savory and sweet flavors, then you are sure to enjoy this recipe for Sweet Southern Tuna Salad.
  • Tuna Salad with Green Apple and EggYou can throw together this recipe for Tuna Salad with Green Apple and Egg in less than half an hour. Chunks of apple and boiled egg give this simple tuna salad flavor and heartiness.

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