Tuna Salad and Apple Slices

Tuna Salad and Apple Slices USDA Recipe for Family Child Care Center

Skip the bread and serve this tuna salad with apple slices, celery, or cucumbers.
CACFP CREDITING INFORMATION
½ cup fruit
1 oz eq meat/meat alternate
Source
Team Nutrition CACFP Easy Recipe Project
TeamNutrition.USDA.gov
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Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 0 mins
Total Time 15 mins

Ingredients
 

  • 1 cup Tuna, canned, in water, drained
  • 2 Tbsp Mayonnaise, reduced-fat
  • ¼ cup Cheddar cheese, reduced-fat, shredded
  • ¼ tsp Celery seed, dried
  • 1 tsp Pickle relish, sweet
  • 3 cups Apples, fresh, unpeeled, cored, sliced thin (gently wash apples under running water before cutting)

Quantity
 

  • 1 cup Tuna, canned, in water, drained
  • 2 Tbsp Mayonnaise, reduced-fat
  • ¼ cup Cheddar cheese, reduced-fat, shredded
  • ¼ tsp Celery seed, dried
  • 1 tsp Pickle relish, sweet
  • 3 cups Apples, fresh, unpeeled, cored, sliced thin (gently wash apples under running water before cutting)

Ingredients
 

  • 1 cup Tuna, canned, in water, drained
  • 2 Tbsp Mayonnaise, reduced-fat
  • ¼ cup Cheddar cheese, reduced-fat, shredded
  • ¼ tsp Celery seed, dried
  • 1 tsp Pickle relish, sweet
  • 3 cups Apples, fresh, unpeeled, cored, sliced thin (gently wash apples under running water before cutting)

Quantity
 

  • 1 cup Tuna, canned, in water, drained
  • 2 Tbsp Mayonnaise, reduced-fat
  • ¼ cup Cheddar cheese, reduced-fat, shredded
  • ¼ tsp Celery seed, dried
  • 1 tsp Pickle relish, sweet
  • 3 cups Apples, fresh, unpeeled, cored, sliced thin (gently wash apples under running water before cutting)
*See Marketing Guide

Ingredients
 

  • 1 cup Tuna, canned, in water, drained
  • 2 Tbsp Mayonnaise, reduced-fat
  • ¼ cup Cheddar cheese, reduced-fat, shredded
  • ¼ tsp Celery seed, dried
  • 1 tsp Pickle relish, sweet
  • 3 cups Apples, fresh, unpeeled, cored, sliced thin (gently wash apples under running water before cutting)

Quantity
 

  • 1 cup Tuna, canned, in water, drained
  • 2 Tbsp Mayonnaise, reduced-fat
  • ¼ cup Cheddar cheese, reduced-fat, shredded
  • ¼ tsp Celery seed, dried
  • 1 tsp Pickle relish, sweet
  • 3 cups Apples, fresh, unpeeled, cored, sliced thin (gently wash apples under running water before cutting)
*See Marketing Guide

Ingredients
 

  • 1 cup Tuna, canned, in water, drained
  • 2 Tbsp Mayonnaise, reduced-fat
  • ¼ cup Cheddar cheese, reduced-fat, shredded
  • ¼ tsp Celery seed, dried
  • 1 tsp Pickle relish, sweet
  • 3 cups Apples, fresh, unpeeled, cored, sliced thin (gently wash apples under running water before cutting)

Quantity
 

  • 1 cup Tuna, canned, in water, drained
  • 2 Tbsp Mayonnaise, reduced-fat
  • ¼ cup Cheddar cheese, reduced-fat, shredded
  • ¼ tsp Celery seed, dried
  • 1 tsp Pickle relish, sweet
  • 3 cups Apples, fresh, unpeeled, cored, sliced thin (gently wash apples under running water before cutting)
*See Marketing Guide

Ingredients
 

  • 1 cup Tuna, canned, in water, drained
  • 2 Tbsp Mayonnaise, reduced-fat
  • ¼ cup Cheddar cheese, reduced-fat, shredded
  • ¼ tsp Celery seed, dried
  • 1 tsp Pickle relish, sweet
  • 3 cups Apples, fresh, unpeeled, cored, sliced thin (gently wash apples under running water before cutting)

Quantity
 

  • 1 cup Tuna, canned, in water, drained
  • 2 Tbsp Mayonnaise, reduced-fat
  • ¼ cup Cheddar cheese, reduced-fat, shredded
  • ¼ tsp Celery seed, dried
  • 1 tsp Pickle relish, sweet
  • 3 cups Apples, fresh, unpeeled, cored, sliced thin (gently wash apples under running water before cutting)
*See Marketing Guide

Instructions
 

  • Wash hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • In a small bowl, combine tuna, mayonnaise, cheese, celery, and pickle relish. Stir until well-blended (see notes).
  • Serve 2 Tbsp tuna salad and ½ cup apple slices (about 5–7). Serve immediately, or keep cold at 40 °F or lower.

Nutrition INFORMATION

Nutrition Facts
Tuna Salad and Apple Slices USDA Recipe for Family Child Care Center
Amount Per Serving (2 Tbsp tuna salad and ½ cup apple slices)
Calories 89 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3g5%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 16mg5%
Sodium 151mg7%
Total Carbohydrates 9g3%
Dietary Fiber 1g4%
Total Sugars 6g7%
Protein 8g16%
Calcium 6mg1%
Iron 0mg0%
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*Marketing Guide
The CHEF TIPS:

  • Contains milk (cheese) and fish (tuna).
  • To keep fresh cut fruit from turning brown, coat them with an acidic juice, such as lemon or orange, or use a commercial anti-darkening agent.
  • If preparing in advance, store tuna salad in an airtight container at 40 °F or lower until ready to serve.

Yield / Volume