Tuna Salad To-Go Cups

Tuna Salad Cups
  • Cook Time:

  • Recipe Yield: 20

20 minutes

A twist on the popular jar salads, these simple to-go cups are perfect for high school and college cafeterias and grab and go convenience stores. Use in-season vegetables for seasonal variations and to keep your menu updated and fresh


  • 1, 43 oz. pouch StarKist Chunk Light Tuna in Water
  • 1 – ½ cups mayonnaise
  • 1-1/2 cups chopped celery
  • ¾ cup chopped onion
  • ½ cup sweet pickle relish (optional)
  • 5 cups garbanzo (or other bean)
  • 2.5 cups diced red pepper
  • 2.5 cups slivered red cabbage
  • 5 cups carrot slivers
  • 20 cups chopped Romaine Lettuce
  • 20, 16 oz. clear plastic cups with domed lids


  • Tuna Salad:
  • Mix tuna, mayonnaise, celery, onion and relish in a medium bowl.
  • Place ½ cup tuna salad mixture in the domed lid of the plastic cup and cover with plastic cover.
  • Assemble Cups by layering ingredients:
  • - ¼ cup beans in the bottom
  • - 1/8 cup red pepper
  • - 1/8 cup red cabbage
  • - ¼ cup carrots
  • - 1 cup chopped Romaine lettuce
  • Cover with a plastic lid and tape the tuna salad dome on top of the salad cup.
Servings Per Container: 20
Chunk Light Tuna in WaterServings Size: 1 cup
Amount Per ServingDV%*
Total Fat7g11%7g
Saturated Fat1g5%1g
Trans Fat0g0g
Total Carbohydrate12g4%12g
Dietary Fiber3g12%
Vitamin A200%
Vitamin C60%

*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.