Tuna Salad and Apple Slices

Tuna Salad and Apple Slices USDA Recipe for Child Care Centers

Skip the bread and serve this tuna salad with apple slices, celery, or cucumbers.
CACFP CREDITING INFORMATION
¾ cup fruit
1 oz eq meat
SOURCE
Team Nutrition CACFP Easy Recipe Project
TeamNutrition.USDA.gov
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Prep Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr

Ingredients
 

25 Servings

    Weight

    • 1 lb 9 oz Tuna, canned, in water, drained
    • 4 oz Mayonnaise, reduced-fat
    • 4 oz Cheddar cheese, reduced-fat, shredded
    • - - Celery seed, dried
    • - - Pickle relish, sweet
    • 5 lb 3 oz Apples, fresh, unpeeled, cored, sliced thin* (gently wash apples under running water before cutting)

    Measure

    • 3 cups Tuna, canned, in water, drained
    • ½ cup Mayonnaise, reduced-fat
    • 1 cup Cheddar cheese, reduced-fat, shredded
    • 1 tsp Celery seed, dried
    • 2 Tbsp + 2 tsp Pickle relish, sweet
    • 1 gal + 2¾ cups Apples, fresh, unpeeled, cored, sliced thin* (gently wash apples under running water before cutting)

    50 Servings

      Weight

      • 3 lb 2 oz Tuna, canned, in water, drained
      • 8 oz Mayonnaise, reduced-fat
      • 8 oz Cheddar cheese, reduced-fat, shredded
      • _ _ Celery seed, dried
      • _ _ Pickle relish, sweet
      • 10 lb 6 oz Apples, fresh, unpeeled, cored, sliced thin* (gently wash apples under running water before cutting)

      Measure

      • 6 cups Tuna, canned, in water, drained
      • 1 cup Mayonnaise, reduced-fat
      • 2 cups Cheddar cheese, reduced-fat, shredded
      • 2 tsp Celery seed, dried
      • cup Pickle relish, sweet
      • 2 gal + 1 qt + 1½ cups Apples, fresh, unpeeled, cored, sliced thin* (gently wash apples under running water before cutting)

      Quantity
       

      25 Servings

        Weight

        • 1 lb 9 oz Tuna, canned, in water, drained
        • 4 oz Mayonnaise, reduced-fat
        • 4 oz Cheddar cheese, reduced-fat, shredded
        • - - Celery seed, dried
        • - - Pickle relish, sweet
        • 5 lb 3 oz Apples, fresh, unpeeled, cored, sliced thin* (gently wash apples under running water before cutting)

        Measure

        • 3 cups Tuna, canned, in water, drained
        • ½ cup Mayonnaise, reduced-fat
        • 1 cup Cheddar cheese, reduced-fat, shredded
        • 1 tsp Celery seed, dried
        • 2 Tbsp + 2 tsp Pickle relish, sweet
        • 1 gal + 2¾ cups Apples, fresh, unpeeled, cored, sliced thin* (gently wash apples under running water before cutting)

        50 Servings

          Weight

          • 3 lb 2 oz Tuna, canned, in water, drained
          • 8 oz Mayonnaise, reduced-fat
          • 8 oz Cheddar cheese, reduced-fat, shredded
          • _ _ Celery seed, dried
          • _ _ Pickle relish, sweet
          • 10 lb 6 oz Apples, fresh, unpeeled, cored, sliced thin* (gently wash apples under running water before cutting)

          Measure

          • 6 cups Tuna, canned, in water, drained
          • 1 cup Mayonnaise, reduced-fat
          • 2 cups Cheddar cheese, reduced-fat, shredded
          • 2 tsp Celery seed, dried
          • cup Pickle relish, sweet
          • 2 gal + 1 qt + 1½ cups Apples, fresh, unpeeled, cored, sliced thin* (gently wash apples under running water before cutting)

          Ingredients
           

          25 Servings

            Weight

            • 1 lb 9 oz Tuna, canned, in water, drained
            • 4 oz Mayonnaise, reduced-fat
            • 4 oz Cheddar cheese, reduced-fat, shredded
            • - - Celery seed, dried
            • - - Pickle relish, sweet
            • 5 lb 3 oz Apples, fresh, unpeeled, cored, sliced thin* (gently wash apples under running water before cutting)

            Measure

            • 3 cups Tuna, canned, in water, drained
            • ½ cup Mayonnaise, reduced-fat
            • 1 cup Cheddar cheese, reduced-fat, shredded
            • 1 tsp Celery seed, dried
            • 2 Tbsp + 2 tsp Pickle relish, sweet
            • 1 gal + 2¾ cups Apples, fresh, unpeeled, cored, sliced thin* (gently wash apples under running water before cutting)

            50 Servings

              Weight

              • 3 lb 2 oz Tuna, canned, in water, drained
              • 8 oz Mayonnaise, reduced-fat
              • 8 oz Cheddar cheese, reduced-fat, shredded
              • _ _ Celery seed, dried
              • _ _ Pickle relish, sweet
              • 10 lb 6 oz Apples, fresh, unpeeled, cored, sliced thin* (gently wash apples under running water before cutting)

              Measure

              • 6 cups Tuna, canned, in water, drained
              • 1 cup Mayonnaise, reduced-fat
              • 2 cups Cheddar cheese, reduced-fat, shredded
              • 2 tsp Celery seed, dried
              • cup Pickle relish, sweet
              • 2 gal + 1 qt + 1½ cups Apples, fresh, unpeeled, cored, sliced thin* (gently wash apples under running water before cutting)

              Quantity
               

              25 Servings

                Weight

                • 1 lb 9 oz Tuna, canned, in water, drained
                • 4 oz Mayonnaise, reduced-fat
                • 4 oz Cheddar cheese, reduced-fat, shredded
                • - - Celery seed, dried
                • - - Pickle relish, sweet
                • 5 lb 3 oz Apples, fresh, unpeeled, cored, sliced thin* (gently wash apples under running water before cutting)

                Measure

                • 3 cups Tuna, canned, in water, drained
                • ½ cup Mayonnaise, reduced-fat
                • 1 cup Cheddar cheese, reduced-fat, shredded
                • 1 tsp Celery seed, dried
                • 2 Tbsp + 2 tsp Pickle relish, sweet
                • 1 gal + 2¾ cups Apples, fresh, unpeeled, cored, sliced thin* (gently wash apples under running water before cutting)

                50 Servings

                  Weight

                  • 3 lb 2 oz Tuna, canned, in water, drained
                  • 8 oz Mayonnaise, reduced-fat
                  • 8 oz Cheddar cheese, reduced-fat, shredded
                  • _ _ Celery seed, dried
                  • _ _ Pickle relish, sweet
                  • 10 lb 6 oz Apples, fresh, unpeeled, cored, sliced thin* (gently wash apples under running water before cutting)

                  Measure

                  • 6 cups Tuna, canned, in water, drained
                  • 1 cup Mayonnaise, reduced-fat
                  • 2 cups Cheddar cheese, reduced-fat, shredded
                  • 2 tsp Celery seed, dried
                  • cup Pickle relish, sweet
                  • 2 gal + 1 qt + 1½ cups Apples, fresh, unpeeled, cored, sliced thin* (gently wash apples under running water before cutting)
                  *See Marketing Guide

                  Ingredients
                   

                  25 Servings

                    Weight

                    • 1 lb 9 oz Tuna, canned, in water, drained
                    • 4 oz Mayonnaise, reduced-fat
                    • 4 oz Cheddar cheese, reduced-fat, shredded
                    • - - Celery seed, dried
                    • - - Pickle relish, sweet
                    • 5 lb 3 oz Apples, fresh, unpeeled, cored, sliced thin* (gently wash apples under running water before cutting)

                    Measure

                    • 3 cups Tuna, canned, in water, drained
                    • ½ cup Mayonnaise, reduced-fat
                    • 1 cup Cheddar cheese, reduced-fat, shredded
                    • 1 tsp Celery seed, dried
                    • 2 Tbsp + 2 tsp Pickle relish, sweet
                    • 1 gal + 2¾ cups Apples, fresh, unpeeled, cored, sliced thin* (gently wash apples under running water before cutting)

                    50 Servings

                      Weight

                      • 3 lb 2 oz Tuna, canned, in water, drained
                      • 8 oz Mayonnaise, reduced-fat
                      • 8 oz Cheddar cheese, reduced-fat, shredded
                      • _ _ Celery seed, dried
                      • _ _ Pickle relish, sweet
                      • 10 lb 6 oz Apples, fresh, unpeeled, cored, sliced thin* (gently wash apples under running water before cutting)

                      Measure

                      • 6 cups Tuna, canned, in water, drained
                      • 1 cup Mayonnaise, reduced-fat
                      • 2 cups Cheddar cheese, reduced-fat, shredded
                      • 2 tsp Celery seed, dried
                      • cup Pickle relish, sweet
                      • 2 gal + 1 qt + 1½ cups Apples, fresh, unpeeled, cored, sliced thin* (gently wash apples under running water before cutting)

                      Quantity
                       

                      25 Servings

                        Weight

                        • 1 lb 9 oz Tuna, canned, in water, drained
                        • 4 oz Mayonnaise, reduced-fat
                        • 4 oz Cheddar cheese, reduced-fat, shredded
                        • - - Celery seed, dried
                        • - - Pickle relish, sweet
                        • 5 lb 3 oz Apples, fresh, unpeeled, cored, sliced thin* (gently wash apples under running water before cutting)

                        Measure

                        • 3 cups Tuna, canned, in water, drained
                        • ½ cup Mayonnaise, reduced-fat
                        • 1 cup Cheddar cheese, reduced-fat, shredded
                        • 1 tsp Celery seed, dried
                        • 2 Tbsp + 2 tsp Pickle relish, sweet
                        • 1 gal + 2¾ cups Apples, fresh, unpeeled, cored, sliced thin* (gently wash apples under running water before cutting)

                        50 Servings

                          Weight

                          • 3 lb 2 oz Tuna, canned, in water, drained
                          • 8 oz Mayonnaise, reduced-fat
                          • 8 oz Cheddar cheese, reduced-fat, shredded
                          • _ _ Celery seed, dried
                          • _ _ Pickle relish, sweet
                          • 10 lb 6 oz Apples, fresh, unpeeled, cored, sliced thin* (gently wash apples under running water before cutting)

                          Measure

                          • 6 cups Tuna, canned, in water, drained
                          • 1 cup Mayonnaise, reduced-fat
                          • 2 cups Cheddar cheese, reduced-fat, shredded
                          • 2 tsp Celery seed, dried
                          • cup Pickle relish, sweet
                          • 2 gal + 1 qt + 1½ cups Apples, fresh, unpeeled, cored, sliced thin* (gently wash apples under running water before cutting)
                          *See Marketing Guide

                          Ingredients
                           

                          25 Servings

                            Weight

                            • 1 lb 9 oz Tuna, canned, in water, drained
                            • 4 oz Mayonnaise, reduced-fat
                            • 4 oz Cheddar cheese, reduced-fat, shredded
                            • - - Celery seed, dried
                            • - - Pickle relish, sweet
                            • 5 lb 3 oz Apples, fresh, unpeeled, cored, sliced thin* (gently wash apples under running water before cutting)

                            Measure

                            • 3 cups Tuna, canned, in water, drained
                            • ½ cup Mayonnaise, reduced-fat
                            • 1 cup Cheddar cheese, reduced-fat, shredded
                            • 1 tsp Celery seed, dried
                            • 2 Tbsp + 2 tsp Pickle relish, sweet
                            • 1 gal + 2¾ cups Apples, fresh, unpeeled, cored, sliced thin* (gently wash apples under running water before cutting)

                            50 Servings

                              Weight

                              • 3 lb 2 oz Tuna, canned, in water, drained
                              • 8 oz Mayonnaise, reduced-fat
                              • 8 oz Cheddar cheese, reduced-fat, shredded
                              • _ _ Celery seed, dried
                              • _ _ Pickle relish, sweet
                              • 10 lb 6 oz Apples, fresh, unpeeled, cored, sliced thin* (gently wash apples under running water before cutting)

                              Measure

                              • 6 cups Tuna, canned, in water, drained
                              • 1 cup Mayonnaise, reduced-fat
                              • 2 cups Cheddar cheese, reduced-fat, shredded
                              • 2 tsp Celery seed, dried
                              • cup Pickle relish, sweet
                              • 2 gal + 1 qt + 1½ cups Apples, fresh, unpeeled, cored, sliced thin* (gently wash apples under running water before cutting)

                              Quantity
                               

                              25 Servings

                                Weight

                                • 1 lb 9 oz Tuna, canned, in water, drained
                                • 4 oz Mayonnaise, reduced-fat
                                • 4 oz Cheddar cheese, reduced-fat, shredded
                                • - - Celery seed, dried
                                • - - Pickle relish, sweet
                                • 5 lb 3 oz Apples, fresh, unpeeled, cored, sliced thin* (gently wash apples under running water before cutting)

                                Measure

                                • 3 cups Tuna, canned, in water, drained
                                • ½ cup Mayonnaise, reduced-fat
                                • 1 cup Cheddar cheese, reduced-fat, shredded
                                • 1 tsp Celery seed, dried
                                • 2 Tbsp + 2 tsp Pickle relish, sweet
                                • 1 gal + 2¾ cups Apples, fresh, unpeeled, cored, sliced thin* (gently wash apples under running water before cutting)

                                50 Servings

                                  Weight

                                  • 3 lb 2 oz Tuna, canned, in water, drained
                                  • 8 oz Mayonnaise, reduced-fat
                                  • 8 oz Cheddar cheese, reduced-fat, shredded
                                  • _ _ Celery seed, dried
                                  • _ _ Pickle relish, sweet
                                  • 10 lb 6 oz Apples, fresh, unpeeled, cored, sliced thin* (gently wash apples under running water before cutting)

                                  Measure

                                  • 6 cups Tuna, canned, in water, drained
                                  • 1 cup Mayonnaise, reduced-fat
                                  • 2 cups Cheddar cheese, reduced-fat, shredded
                                  • 2 tsp Celery seed, dried
                                  • cup Pickle relish, sweet
                                  • 2 gal + 1 qt + 1½ cups Apples, fresh, unpeeled, cored, sliced thin* (gently wash apples under running water before cutting)
                                  *See Marketing Guide

                                  Ingredients
                                   

                                  25 Servings

                                    Weight

                                    • 1 lb 9 oz Tuna, canned, in water, drained
                                    • 4 oz Mayonnaise, reduced-fat
                                    • 4 oz Cheddar cheese, reduced-fat, shredded
                                    • - - Celery seed, dried
                                    • - - Pickle relish, sweet
                                    • 5 lb 3 oz Apples, fresh, unpeeled, cored, sliced thin* (gently wash apples under running water before cutting)

                                    Measure

                                    • 3 cups Tuna, canned, in water, drained
                                    • ½ cup Mayonnaise, reduced-fat
                                    • 1 cup Cheddar cheese, reduced-fat, shredded
                                    • 1 tsp Celery seed, dried
                                    • 2 Tbsp + 2 tsp Pickle relish, sweet
                                    • 1 gal + 2¾ cups Apples, fresh, unpeeled, cored, sliced thin* (gently wash apples under running water before cutting)

                                    50 Servings

                                      Weight

                                      • 3 lb 2 oz Tuna, canned, in water, drained
                                      • 8 oz Mayonnaise, reduced-fat
                                      • 8 oz Cheddar cheese, reduced-fat, shredded
                                      • _ _ Celery seed, dried
                                      • _ _ Pickle relish, sweet
                                      • 10 lb 6 oz Apples, fresh, unpeeled, cored, sliced thin* (gently wash apples under running water before cutting)

                                      Measure

                                      • 6 cups Tuna, canned, in water, drained
                                      • 1 cup Mayonnaise, reduced-fat
                                      • 2 cups Cheddar cheese, reduced-fat, shredded
                                      • 2 tsp Celery seed, dried
                                      • cup Pickle relish, sweet
                                      • 2 gal + 1 qt + 1½ cups Apples, fresh, unpeeled, cored, sliced thin* (gently wash apples under running water before cutting)

                                      Quantity
                                       

                                      25 Servings

                                        Weight

                                        • 1 lb 9 oz Tuna, canned, in water, drained
                                        • 4 oz Mayonnaise, reduced-fat
                                        • 4 oz Cheddar cheese, reduced-fat, shredded
                                        • - - Celery seed, dried
                                        • - - Pickle relish, sweet
                                        • 5 lb 3 oz Apples, fresh, unpeeled, cored, sliced thin* (gently wash apples under running water before cutting)

                                        Measure

                                        • 3 cups Tuna, canned, in water, drained
                                        • ½ cup Mayonnaise, reduced-fat
                                        • 1 cup Cheddar cheese, reduced-fat, shredded
                                        • 1 tsp Celery seed, dried
                                        • 2 Tbsp + 2 tsp Pickle relish, sweet
                                        • 1 gal + 2¾ cups Apples, fresh, unpeeled, cored, sliced thin* (gently wash apples under running water before cutting)

                                        50 Servings

                                          Weight

                                          • 3 lb 2 oz Tuna, canned, in water, drained
                                          • 8 oz Mayonnaise, reduced-fat
                                          • 8 oz Cheddar cheese, reduced-fat, shredded
                                          • _ _ Celery seed, dried
                                          • _ _ Pickle relish, sweet
                                          • 10 lb 6 oz Apples, fresh, unpeeled, cored, sliced thin* (gently wash apples under running water before cutting)

                                          Measure

                                          • 6 cups Tuna, canned, in water, drained
                                          • 1 cup Mayonnaise, reduced-fat
                                          • 2 cups Cheddar cheese, reduced-fat, shredded
                                          • 2 tsp Celery seed, dried
                                          • cup Pickle relish, sweet
                                          • 2 gal + 1 qt + 1½ 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 medium bowl, combine tuna, mayonnaise, cheese, celery, and pickle relish. Stir until well-blended (see notes).
                                          • Serve 2 Tbsp tuna salad with ¾ cup apple slices (about 7–9). Serve immediately, or keep cold at 40 °F or lower.

                                          Nutrition INFORMATION

                                          Nutrition Facts
                                          Tuna Salad and Apple Slices USDA Recipe for Child Care Centers
                                          Amount Per Serving (2 Tbsp tuna and ¾ cup apple slices)
                                          Calories 110 Calories from Fat 27
                                          % Daily Value*
                                          Total Fat 3g5%
                                          Saturated Fat 1g6%
                                          Cholesterol 16mg5%
                                          Sodium 152mg7%
                                          Total Carbohydrates 14g5%
                                          Dietary Fiber 2g8%
                                          Total Sugars 10g11%
                                          Protein 8g16%
                                          Calcium 11mg1%
                                          Iron 0mg0%
                                          *
                                          *Marketing Guide
                                          25 Servings:

                                          Apples, fresh: 5 lb 12 oz

                                          50 Servings:

                                          Apples, fresh: 11 lb 8 oz

                                          Notes

                                          • Contains milk (cheddar 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
                                          25 Servings:

                                          2 lb 2 oz tuna salad, 5 lb 4 oz apples

                                          3 cups 2 Tbsp tuna salad, 1 gal 2¾ cups apples

                                          50 Servings:

                                          4 lb 4 oz tuna salad, 10 lb 7 oz apples

                                          1 qt 2¼ cups tuna salad, 2 gal 1 qt 1½ cups apples