ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Simple & Delicious- Chive & Egg Tuna Salad Recipe

Updated on June 1, 2015
georgialgal1984 profile image

Amber is a freelance writer who enjoys making and creating simple and delicious recipes. She can often be found in the kitchen.

5 stars from 2 ratings of Chive & Egg Tuna Salad Recipe

Chive & Egg Tuna Salad

Chive and egg tuna salad is one of my family's favorite ways to eat tuna. In my home, it's enjoyed with a bounty of saltine crackers and extra boiled egg. It makes and easy and tasty meal, that leaves my family feeling full and satisfied.

Most people have tried tuna salad at least once in their lives and have their own way of making it. I've experimented with tuna salad for many years and my chive and egg recipe is my very favorite. I like that tuna is a low-fat and low calorie protein that contains tryptophan, selenium, vitamin B3, vitamin B6, vitamin B1, vitamin D, phosphorus, potassium, magnesium, and omega 3-fats.

If you've never tried or used chives in a recipe, you are missing out on their wonderful flavor. I have four chive plants outside my home that I use almost daily. They are delicious with many foods and have a mild onion-like flavor. I personally like them better than onions and so do my children. Chives are also great for your health as they contain natural antiviral and antibacterial agents and have a mild anti-inflammatory effect.

My family's favorite part of the tuna salad is the boiled egg. They love boiled eggs and enjoy them many ways. Boiled eggs are one of the ingredients that make this tuna salad protein rich and filling. Tuna salad just isn't the same if it's missing boiled eggs. Eggs are also a great source of protein that include selenium, iodine, manganese, biotin, all B vitamins, and more. Read on as I share step-by-step instructions with pictures, the recipe, and a picture to share on pinterest.


Put three eggs into a small saucepan over high heat.

Maintain high heat until the water comes to a boil.

Source

Once your water has come to a boil, cover your pot and turn off the heat. Keep your pot on the burner for 7 minutes covered.

After seven minutes of being covered, drain the water and put the eggs in a bowl of ice to cool for 5 minutes.

Source

After five minutes, peel the eggs and chop into pieces.

Source

Open and drain two cans of tuna.

Source

Combine your chopped eggs and chives with the tuna in a bowl.

Source

Add the relish.

Source

Add the mayo and mix well.

Source

Enjoy with crackers, on bread or croissant, or by itself. Garnish with paprika for extra color.

Source

Ingredients

  • 2 small cans Tuna, (in water)
  • 3 Boiled eggs
  • 2 Tablespoons Mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon Relish
  • 1 Tablespoon Chopped Chives, (fresh or dried)
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper, optional
  • 1 "pinch" paprika, (optional garnish)
  1. Put three eggs and enough water to cover them completely in a saucepan and turn on high.
  2. Once the water come to a boil, turn off the heat and cover. Keep the pan covered on the burner for seven minutes, do not move.
  3. After seven minutes, uncover your eggs, drain the water, and put them in a bowl with a lot of ice.
  4. Chill the eggs in the bowl for five minutes. After five minutes, peel the shell from the eggs and chop into pieces.
  5. Open and drain the two cans of tuna. Combine your tuna in a bowl with the chopped eggs, mayo, relish, and pepper. Garnish with paprika if desired and serve. Makes 2-3 servings.

Would you try this recipe?

See results

If you enjoy this recipe, please share with family and friends.

Source

Comments

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    • Valene profile image

      Valene 

      2 years ago from Missouri

      This looks sooo good! I love egg salad and this just takes it to the next level.

    • georgialgal1984 profile imageAUTHOR

      Mrs Clark 

      5 years ago from United States

      Paul Edmondson- thanks for your feedback and support! I'm venturing out and creating more visual hubs. I personally enjoy them and have noticed that people enjoy step-by-step tutorials. We'll see how it goes! :)

      I think this tuna salad would be a great start to healthier eating habits. My husband enjoys this tuna salad and I know it's a filling and healthy lunch, especially when compared to many fast food meals. Thanks again for stopping by and I hope you have a wonderful week!

    • Paul Edmondson profile image

      Paul Edmondson 

      5 years ago from Burlingame, CA

      Tuna salad and egg seems like something I should try for getting my eating habits a bit more healthy. Seems like a high protein meal. Nicely, done!

    working

    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

    Show Details
    Necessary
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Features
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Marketing
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Statistics
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)