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Tea Room Tuna Salad Plate

Sue Lau
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Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Course Main Dish, Salad
Cuisine American
Servings 2 salad plates


Tuna Salad:

  • 5 ounce can tuna packed in water (drained)
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon sweet pickle relish
  • 2 tablespoons finely diced celery
  • 1 tablespoon finely diced onion


  • 1 large ripe beefsteak tomato
  • 2 cups shredded lettuce
  • 2 hard-cooked eggs
  • 1/2 cup potato salad or macaroni salad
  • 2 ounces cheese cubes (type is your choice)
  • 4 small sweet gherkin pickles
  • 4 Ritz crackers or Captain's Wafers (optional)


  • Stir up tuna salad in a small bowl and set aside.
  • Cut around the circumference of the tomato using a zig-zag pattern and pull halves apart.
  • Scoop out the extra tomato from the inside, leaving two shells.
  • Set up two chilled salad plates and spread the lettuce out to create a bed.
  • Fill tomato shells with tuna salad and arrange on the plates along with the other remaining plate ingredients.
  • Serve chilled.


From the kitchen of palatablepastime.com
Keyword Main Dish salad
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