Classic Tuna Salad Recipe

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  • 2 (6 ounce) cans solid white tuna
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon table salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 small rib celery, minced
  • 2 tablespoons minced red onion
  • 2 tablespoons chopped dill or sweet pickles
  • 1/2 small clove garlic, minced or pressed through garlic press
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  1. Drain tuna in colander and shred with fingers until no clumps remain and texture is fine and even. Transfer tuna to medium bowl and mix in lemon juice, salt, pepper, celery, onion, pickles, garlic, and parsley until evenly blended. Fold in mayonnaise and mustard until tuna is evenly moistened. (Can be covered and refrigerated up to 3 days.)