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
¾ 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
 

6 Serving

  • 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
  • cups Apples, fresh, unpeeled, cored, sliced thin (gently wash apples under running water before cutting)

Quantity
 

6 Serving

  • 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
  • cups Apples, fresh, unpeeled, cored, sliced thin (gently wash apples under running water before cutting)

Ingredients
 

6 Serving

  • 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
  • cups Apples, fresh, unpeeled, cored, sliced thin (gently wash apples under running water before cutting)

Quantity
 

6 Serving

  • 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
  • cups Apples, fresh, unpeeled, cored, sliced thin (gently wash apples under running water before cutting)
*See Marketing Guide

Ingredients
 

6 Serving

  • 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
  • cups Apples, fresh, unpeeled, cored, sliced thin (gently wash apples under running water before cutting)

Quantity
 

6 Serving

  • 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
  • cups Apples, fresh, unpeeled, cored, sliced thin (gently wash apples under running water before cutting)
*See Marketing Guide

Ingredients
 

6 Serving

  • 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
  • cups Apples, fresh, unpeeled, cored, sliced thin (gently wash apples under running water before cutting)

Quantity
 

6 Serving

  • 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
  • cups Apples, fresh, unpeeled, cored, sliced thin (gently wash apples under running water before cutting)
*See Marketing Guide

Ingredients
 

6 Serving

  • 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
  • cups Apples, fresh, unpeeled, cored, sliced thin (gently wash apples under running water before cutting)

Quantity
 

6 Serving

  • 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
  • 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 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 Family Child Care Center
Amount Per Serving (2 Tbsp tuna salad 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%
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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