Southwestern Chopped Tuna Salad

Southwestern Chopped Tuna Salad
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  • Recipe Yield: 112


  • 10 lb. 12 oz. (4, 43 oz. pouches) StarKist®, Low Sodium Albacore Chunk White Tuna in Water
  • 10 lbs. 8 oz. corn, yellow, cut, frozen
  • 1 lb. 4 oz. turkey bacon, pre-cooked
  • 1 gal. + 3 qts. Ranch, lite, prepared salad dressing
  • ¼ cup chipotle chili powder
  • 1 gallon + 3 quarts beans, black, canned, low sodium, rinsed and drained
  • 28 lb. romaine lettuce, shredded, EP
  • 7 lb. mozzarella cheese, lite shredded


  • Thaw corn and pre-cooked bacon overnight in refrigerator. (CCP: Hold at 41°F or below)
  • Chop pre-cooked, thawed turkey bacon into ¼ inch dices to make bacon bits and store in refrigerator until needed for salad assembly.
  • Prepare dressing by whisking together prepared Ranch dressing with chipotle chili powder.
  • Fill gallon container with dressing. Insert condiment pump and fill 2 oz. portion cups with ¼ cup of dressing. Cover with lid and store in refrigerator until serving. (CCP: Hold at 41°F or below)
  • Drain and rinse black beans in a colander. Measure required amount after draining.
  • Weigh required amount of precut romaine lettuce. Rinse under running water and drain well. (CCP: Hold at 41°F or below)
  • Assemble each salad into an 8-inch clear hinged salad container as follows:
  • ● Place 3 cups romaine in container.
  • ● Top with ¼ cup corn, ¼ cup black beans, 1- ½ oz. tuna,, 1 Tbsp. bacon bits, 1 oz. cheese (using 2 oz. spoodle or ¼ cup measure).
  • ● Cover with lid and offer dressing cup on the side. (CCP: Hold at 41°F or below)
  • Note: Tortilla chips may be offered as a grain
Servings Per Container: 112 Serving Size: 1 salad
Amount Per Serving DV%*
Calories 335
Total Fat 11.79g
Saturated Fat 2.86g
Cholesterol 37.89
Sodium 973.54mg
Total Carbohydrate 37.25g
Dietary Fiber 7.08g
Protein 37.25g
Vitamin A 10004.2
Vitamin C 6.04mg
Calcium 92.46mg
Iron 2.62mg

*The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.