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Vegan "Tuna" Salad Recipe

User Rating 4 Star Rating (3 Reviews)


Eating vegan but miss tuna salad? If you're a vegetarian who misses tuna salad or tuna sandwiches, you can get a very similar taste and texture using all the same ingredients, but substituting the tuna with tofu and adding a bit of kelp seaweed for a fishy flavor. Check out what some of the reviewers have said about this recipe - they love this vegan tuna susbtitute salad!


  • 1 block firm or extra firm tofu, frozen, then thawed and pressed
  • 2 stalks celery, diced
  • 1 tbsp red onion, minced
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise or vegan mayonnaise
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp kelp powder


In a small bowl, crumble or mash the tofu with a fork until it reaches the desired consistency. Add the celery and onion.

In a separate small bowl, whisk together the mayonnaise, soy sauce, lemon juice and kelp. Gently add this mixture to the tofu and stir to combine.

Serve chilled.

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 4 out of 5
Almost as good as tuno, Guest ubetboy

In the years since Morningstar Farm stopped making tuno my favorite food i have tried a few times to make something as a substitute with little success. This worked out great. Made it just like the receipt says and loved it. Planning to make a tuno casserole next after making sandwiches with the first two batches. Can't wait.

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