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Tuna Salad

Ingredients:
2 (12 oz.) can chunk white tuna packed in water
2 stalks celery
1 small onion (or ½ large onion)
½ pint grape tomatoes
½ cup ranch dressing or Hellmann’s® Mayonnaise
¼ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon black pepper

Directions:
Rinse and drain vegetables. Drain tuna and place in a bowl. Fluff tuna with a fork.  Finely chop onions and celery and quarter the grape tomatoes.  Add vegetables to fluffed tuna.  Add ranch dressing, salt, and pepper to taste. Gently stir ingredients together until fully combined.

Suggestions:
– Mom’s Tuna Salad consisted of tuna, mayonnaise, and onions. Simple but perfect.
– Serve as an appetizer on Nabisco Triscuit® crackers.
– Serve as a sandwich on rye bread or rolled up in a tortilla.
– Serve as a tuna melt – Add cheese to your tuna salad sandwich and grill both sides in a nonstick pan with butter until bread is toasted and cheese has melted.
– Serve as a tuna casserole: add tuna salad and grated cheese of your choice to hot cooked pasta in a casserole dish. Mix ingredients until fully combined.  Sprinkle top of casserole mixture with additional cheese and bake in the oven until cheese is melted.

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