Source: MRS 2020
MRS: 630 — Salad Entrees (600s)

Tuna Salad

Meal Component Contribution:
2 oz. eq. meat/meat alternate and 1/8 cup of other vegetable
Number of Portions: 50  Size of Portion: ½ cup
Recipe HACCP Process: #1 - No cook
Meat/Meat Alternate Vegetables (Other)
  •  Meat/Meat Alternate
  •  Vegetables (Other)

INGREDIENT
MEASURE (FOR 50 SERVINGS)
Eggs, Whole, Hard Cooked, Medium, #1323
8  eggs
Tuna, Chunk Light, #2518
3  pouches
Celery, Fresh, Diced, #4005
1  quart + 3 1/2 cups
Onions, Chopped, Dehydrated, #2738
1/3 cup + 2  teaspoons
Pickles, Relish, Sweet, #2816
8 3/4 ounces
Mustard, Powder, Dry, #2712
2  teaspoons
Mayonnaise, Reduced Calorie, Bulk, #2249
1  quart + 1  cup
DIRECTIONS

1.

Dice the hard cooked eggs.

2.

Drain and flake the tuna in a large mixing bowl.

3.

Combine the tuna, celery, onions, pickle relish, dry mustard, mayonnaise, and diced eggs. Mix lightly the ingredients until they are well blended.
Cover and place the tuna salad in the refrigerator until ready to use.

CCP:  Cover and refrigerate at 41 degrees F or lower until ready for service.

4.

Portion tuna salad with #8 scoop (½ cup) per serving. Each portion provides 2 oz. eq. meat/meat alternate and 1/8 cup of other vegetable.

CCP:  Hold under refrigeration (41 degrees F or lower) until ready for service. Check temperature every 30 minutes.  Cover, label, and date any leftovers.

Production Notes

Use USDA Foods products when available.
Refer to USDA FNS Food Buying Guide for School Meal Programs for quantities to purchase if recipe is altered.
If changes are made in ingredients, check crediting information and re-calculate the nutrition analysis.
"Culinary Techniques for Healthy School Meal" provides seasoning and serving ideas for salads.

Nutrients Per Serving
Calories
178
Carbohydrates
4.04 g
Dietary Fiber
0.36 g
Protein
17.87 g
Sodium
572.00 mg
Total Fat
9.46 g
Sat. Fat
1.05 g
Trans Fat
0.00 g



Illustrated Steps for Preparation of Tuna Salad
1.

Tuna Salad ingredients.

2.

Mixing Tuna Salad ingredients.

3.

1 serving of Tuna Salad shown with an optional lettuce leaf liner to garnish the salad.