Making a tuna salad sandwich with diced apples and celery. What would be a good herb or spice to add to add some oomf.

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  • May 19, 2012
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AntoniaJames May 20, 2012
I'd use a curry blend! That's one of my favorite, all-time combinations. I'd add a few chopped toasted almonds right at the end, too. ;o)
 
bigpan May 20, 2012
Chopped sweet dill pickle - like the green relish kind.
 
petitbleu May 19, 2012
I have to vote for dill, but now that I think of it, toasted and ground cumin would be delicious here.
 
drbabs May 19, 2012
I love tuna with apples! I'd add finely chopped arugula, fennel, celery or celery leaves.
http://www.food52.com/recipes/6984_crunchy_tuna_salad_with_apples
 
ATG117 May 19, 2012
I happen to love tuna with finely chopped apple, craisins, and dill. You can also add pickled red onion or very finely chopped red onion. I season with a mayo, olive oil, and lemon juice concotion. Salt and pepper.
 
linzarella May 19, 2012
fennel would be delicious.
 

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amysarah May 19, 2012
I like tuna salad with apple - assuming we're talking tuna w/mayo. I'd go for the dill. Also maybe a little horseradish - apple and horseradish are friends and I'm thinking salmon goes well with a mayo-based dill/horseradish sauce, so why not tuna? (A sprinkling of snipped chives wouldn't hurt either.) Maybe on some good pumpernickel.
 
pierino May 19, 2012
Tarragon Was my first thought as well. The tuna apple match up is tricky.
 
ChefOno May 19, 2012

Not that I'm disagreeing but I'm thinking Grains of Paradise
 
Maedl May 19, 2012
I vote for the tarragon! But then I always come out in favor of the Mediterranean over Scandinavia!
 
Pegeen May 19, 2012
Dill (coarsely chopped, longer stems removed), especially if you're using a simple mayo or mayo/mustard dressing. To your mayo mix, you could possibly add some heat: a dash of tabasco, sriracha or a small dash of cayenne pepper.
 
hardlikearmour May 19, 2012
I think tarragon would be fabulous!
 
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