I have taken up this summer tradition with a little twist. I love my tuna sweet and spicy and discovered that if I use a little heat with the spices and add a little cool fruit flavor, I have the most delicious, satisfying summer bite. It’s perfect for when we come out of the water literally famished and will eat anything and everything!
I love this tuna salad with pears particularly for its sweet subtle flavor and softer bite, but feel free to sub with apples if you prefer a crunchier texture.”
—From Scratch’s Sarah Lasry
1 can of tuna with oil, drained
2 tablespoons mayonnaise
¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 teaspoon curry powder
1 teaspoon garlic powder
¼ cup shredded or diced small carrots
¾ cup fresh blueberries
Ripe pears, sliced ¼ inch thick
- In a bowl, combine tuna, mayonnaise, and spices.
- Gently fold in carrots and blueberries.
- Assemble at pool side. Enjoy sliced pears with a dollop of tuna on top.
Yield: 2-4 servings