Ingredients

How to make it

  • Peel carrot, cut off top and bottom. Shred carrot on a box grater. Eat the last little nub of carrot so you don't slice your fingers. Cut pickle into 1/4 inch pieces. Pop bread pieces into toaster.
  • Drain tuna by squeezing the opened can top against the contents over the sink.
  • In a medium mixing bowl combine tuna, shredded carrot, pickle pieces, mayo, mustard, and a quick sprinkle of celery salt until well-blended.
  • Put a heaping mound of tuna mixture on one of the toasted bread slices. Spread tuna around in an even layer about 3/4 inch thick. Sprinkle top with celery salt. Apply greens over top and put other slice of bread on top. Voila! Lunch! (When in season, a nice fat slice of a garden fresh heirloom tomato is a nice option too.)
  • Use a fork to eat the tuna off of the plate that fell out when you were eating. I usually eat the rest of the tuna out of the bowl too.

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  • nehmalo 6 years ago
    This sounds really good!!I've never had carrots in my tuna salad but it helps get more veggies in for the day =O) I know this sounds weird, but my sister made me tuna salad once when I was little (yes I loved it then too) and she wanted to make it extra special. She added just a little vanilla!! and now I always do too, it really adds something. Try it sometime =O)
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  • osculate 6 years ago
    I'll try this one today. It sounds so delsh!
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  • darbar 7 years ago
    I made this today for lunch and I was out of pickles and didn't have any celery either. So I sliced up the carrot into 1/8 -1/4 inch slices instead of shredding it and I added a tablespoon of Dijon mustard instead of a teaspoon of yellow. It was a good variation. I liked it that way. Just FYI.
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    " It was excellent "
    frankieanne ate it and said...
    I made this because I was curious about carrots and mustard in tuna salad. It was really good! Not made quite according to instructions as I used regular mayonnaise and didn't have a dill pickle (used sweet pickle relish). I may add some onion next time. But definitely eaten according to instructions. Thanks!
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  • clbacon 7 years ago
    And I thought I was the only one who ate mustard in tuna salad!
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  • dariana 7 years ago
    I also think the carrots make this a bit more unique then the usual mix, can't wait to try it.
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  • tnacndn 7 years ago
    I am co-hosting my daughter's baby shower in 2 weeks and I am planning on making tuna salad sandwiches. This recipe is different with the carrots. I think I may have found the recipe for the tuna salad I will make. Thanks.
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