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Even if you aren’t a big tuna fan, I hope you’ll try this tuna salad recipe with egg. It’s packed with protein, the “dressing” is super flavorful, and it takes just a few minutes to whip up. Tuna and egg salad is perfect for a light lunch, dinner or even a snack! And, it’s naturally low carb and keto friendly, but totally delicious even if you couldn’t care less about these diets.
Stick with me, and I’ll show you exactly how to make tuna salad with eggs in just 10 minutes. The only hard thing about this tuna fish salad recipe with egg is not eating all of it with a spoon. It’s that good!
Do You Put Eggs In Tuna Salad?
You don’t have to put eggs in tuna salad recipes, but you can. And I think you should. This one is delicious!
How To Make Tuna Salad With Eggs
I am so excited to show you how to make tuna salad with eggs – it’s just 3 easy steps!
- Step One: Mix some mayo, mustard, parsley, and paprika, until smooth.
- Step two: Add tuna, diced celery, pickles, and onions. Mix everything together and if you notice any large pieces of tuna, break them up.
- Step three: Fold in diced eggs (or, make hard boiled air fryer eggs if you don’t have any).
That’s it! It is so effortless – especially if you use a chopper for the veggies and eggs… and super creamy and satisfying!
What Kind Of Tuna For Tuna Egg Salad?
There are two main kinds of tuna at grocery stores – chunk light and solid white albacore. The former is a minced fish, while the ladder is larger, solid chunks and more white in color. Many people prefer solid albacore for the texture.
I like to use a mix of the two for my tune egg salad recipe, so that I get a balance of price and texture.
Tuna Fish Salad Recipe With Egg Variations
Here are a few optional ideas if you want to mix up your tuna and egg salad:
- Avocado – Adding some mashed avocado to the keto tuna salad makes it even creamier and more flavorful.
- Green Onion – I can never get enough green onion, and it goes perfectly with this simple tuna salad recipe.
- Bacon – Cook some bacon in the oven and mix into this tuna fish salad recipe with egg for even more protein!
- Cloud Bread – Enjoy a helping of the best tuna salad recipe with egg as a sandwich with the help of this yummy cloud bread.
- Bell Pepper – Place homemade tuna salad inside a hollowed out bell pepper. Use any color you like, but I prefer red because they are slightly sweeter.
- Lettuce Wraps – Serve the simple tuna salad with egg inside a fluffy piece of lettuce. You can use iceberg, romaine, Boston lettuce, or any other kind that’s big enough to wrap.
Is Tuna Egg Salad Healthy?
Yes, tuna egg salad is healthy. Here are some of the vitamins and minerals you get when have a serving of this tuna fish salad recipe with egg.
- Tuna – Vitamin B6, selenium, niacin, phosphorus, protein, vitamin D, magnesium, potassium, and iodine
- Eggs – Riboflavin, protein, vitamin D, and selenium
- Celery – Potassium, folate, vitamin C, calcium, magnesium, vitamin B6, copper, and vitamin K
How Long Does This Tuna Fish Salad Recipe With Egg Last?
This tuna fish salad recipe with egg will last around 3 to 7 days in the fridge. So, it makes a perfect dish is you are looking for something light and refreshing for a backyard barbecue, baby shower, or bridal shower.
TIP: Never leave tuna salad with hard boiled eggs out for longer than two hours at room temperature. Since it contains mayo and eggs, it can sit out for some time but not all day.
Can You Freeze Tuna Salad With Egg?
No, you can’t freeze this tuna egg salad recipe. Eggs and mayo both lose their texture after freezing.
What To Serve With Tuna and Egg Salad
I listed some ideas for serving above, and lettuce wraps are a common option. But my other fave way to serve tuna salad with egg is on top of some low carb bread! Here are some ideas:
- Keto Low Carb Coconut Flour Bread
- The Best Keto 90 Second Bread
- Low Carb Paleo Tortilla Chips – okay, not exactly bread! 😉
- Keto Low Carb Bagels With Fathead Dough
Tools To Make Tuna Egg Salad
Tap the links below to see the items used to make this recipe.
- Egg Slicer – Naturally, you can hand dice eggs if you prefer, but I like how fast and easy it is to slice them with this. Plus, you can dice other things, like mushrooms.
- Serving Bowl – Use any bowl that you love, but this one is just so pretty! I have two of these and they are perfect for tuna salads.
Tuna Egg Salad Recipe
Tuna Salad Recipe With Egg
Learn how to make a tuna salad recipe with eggs in just 10 minutes. Plus, tuna and egg salad is perfect to make ahead for the week.
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In a medium bowl, use a fork to whisk together the mayo, mustard, parsley, and paprika, until smooth.
Add the tuna, celery, pickles, and onions. Stir together, breaking apart any large pieces of tuna.
Fold in the diced eggs.
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Serving size: 3/4 cup
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Linda K Smith0
Made this today for my lunches this week… love tuna salad particularly with eggs!
Can we substitute Avacado for Mayo? I do make my own Mayo but am curious if that would be a workable substitute.
Wholesome Yum D0
Hi Sharon, Yes, I think that would work for you. Here is a similar recipe that you could use to assist you.
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