a mixing bowl, place the tuna and then add the relish, salad dressing (or
mayonnaise), and salt.
until the salad dressing (or mayonnaise) covers the tuna.
Spread tuna mixture on a slice of bread, add 2 tomato slices, a
leaf of lettuce and top with an additional bread slice.
want to wrap each sandwich in plastic wrap, place in a plastic container
and keep in ice chest. At the
picnic or tailgate site, take out of ice chest just before serving.
is a blend of three main ingredients: tuna
fish, some form of mayonnaise
or mayonnaise-substitute, and garnish. The tuna used is usually pre-cooked,
canned and preserved with spring water or oil. The garnish may consist of celery,
other ingredients. The garnish provides some contrast in texture and flavor.
The resultant paste is spread
between two slices of various styles of bread to make a tuna salad sandwich,
although it can be eaten alone. Tuna salad is also often served as a filling
between two crackers or as a side dish to a meal (often at a picnic).
In the United States, tuna salad is also used to stuff fresh tomatoes as a
luncheon dish (usually for ladies).
Did You Know
In Japan, tuna salad is often
referred to as (sea chicken).