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Summer Tuna Salad

Neat variation on the usual tuna salad recipes.


  • 1 large crown summer squash
  • 1/4 cup French salad dressing
  • 1 head lettuce, torn
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  • 1 cup flaked tuna, chilled
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 1 cup cooked green beans, peas, or carrots, chilled
  • 1 green pepper, minced
  • 2 tomatoes, sliced
  • 2 hard-cooked eggs, sliced


Boil or steam squash in saucepan until tender. Scoop out seeds and center pulp. Drizzle with French salad dressing. Chill in refrigerator. Place squash on bed of lettuce on serving plate. Combine tuna, celery, beans and green pepper in bowl. Add enough French dressing to make of desired consistency, and mix well. Spoon into squash. Alternate tomato slices and egg slices in overlapping layer around edge. Garnish with parsley.

Servings: 4
Prep Time: 20 Minutes

By Robin from Washington, IA


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