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Dill Pickle Tuna Salad

A hearty tuna salad, this one was made special for dill pickle lovers. It's creamy, it's delicious, and makes a hearty sandwich or a delicious dip for a lighter lunch.
Prep Time15 mins
Chill Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 15 mins
Course: Appetizer, Lunch, Sandwich
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6
Calories: 374kcal


  • 3 cans albacore tuna packed in water
  • 1 cup chopped dill pickles
  • 2 tbsp pickle juice
  • 1/2 cup diced celery
  • 1/4 cup diced red onion
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp mustard powder
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • salt & pepper to taste


  • Open the cans of tuna, and transfer all the tuna to a waiting colander in the sink. Let it drain thoroughly.
  • When the tuna's fully drained, use a fork to flake it all apart until it's got a fine texture.
  • Transfer the flaked fish to a large mixing bowl. Stir in all of the remaining ingredients, except for the mayo. Stir everything together until evenly combined.
  • Add the mayo, stirring until completely incorporated. Salt & pepper the tuna salad, to taste.
  • Cover the tuna salad, and chill for at least an hour before serving.


This dill pickle tuna salad can be sealed & safely stored in your refrigerator for up to 3 days.


Calories: 374kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 31g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 52mg | Sodium: 851mg | Potassium: 265mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 123IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 28mg | Iron: 1mg