Vegetable loaded tunasalad

Person Author: Maaike Calender October 16, 2015 Posted No Tags Comment No Comments

tonijnsalade

makes 4-6 footlong baquettes:

3 cans of tuna ( i like with John West with oil, but any will do)

2 sticks of celery, chopped finely

1 onion, chopped finely or grated

1 carrot, chopped finely or grated

1 appel, chopped finely or grated

3-4 cucumbers, chopped finely

salad dressing (oil based)

salt, pepper, cayenne powder

garlic powder (or fresh, but I prefer powder for this as it’s not so strong)

 

method:

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chop, grate, or proces all vegetables and fruit until quite small.

Drain tuna and place in a bowl, season to taste with salt, pepper, cayenne and garlic. Add salad dressing until a smooth puree forms.

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Add all the chopped ingredients and mix well. Add more dressing if needed

to serve I  made a little side of rucola, cherry tomatoes, olives, and feta cheese, but this is intirely optional, I just like the look.

 

I used this shop bought dressing as it’s nice and mellow and not pungent with vinegar.

You could use mayonaise, I like this lighter version.

 

recipe, photos Gardeninglady

 

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