Tuna Dip

This is an easy tuna dip to prepare for snacking or even for a party. It’s creamy and goes great with crackers, sliced veggies, or in sandwiches.

tuna dip served with crackers

Tuna

For this recipe, we used flakey canned tuna - it’s inexpensive, extremely tasty, and perfect for this dip. When making this recipe, we typically use tuna in brine, however, tuna in oil or water could be used too.

Creamy Dip

This tuna dip is made with a mixture of cream cheese and mayonnaise for an extra creamy dip. We also use a little bit of lemon juice and garlic powder to season the dip and give it a little bit of a tang.

Additions to tuna dip

You can also add a teaspoon of mustard for an extra kick in this tuna dip or ¼ of a teaspoon of cayenne pepper to make this a spicy tuna treat. We absolute tuna dip and it’s a party favorite.

tuna dip served with crackers

How long can I store tuna dip?

Store your tuna dip for 3-4 days in the fridge in an airtight container. This makes the tuna dip perfect for a party or a work lunch since it can be prepared the night before.

What can I serve with this tuna dip?

Serve crackers or bread with this dip or an assortment of sliced veggies, such as carrots, cucumbers, or celery. We also love to spread our tuna dip on sandwiches and use it for lunches.

Tuna Dip

This is an easy tuna dip to prepare for snacking or even for a party. It’s creamy and goes great with crackers, sliced veggies, or in sandwiches.

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Cuisine
American

Servings
8

Calories
94 kcal

Prep time
5 minutes

Cook time
0 minutes

Total time
5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 cans tuna
  • 2.1 ounces cream cheese
  • 1 tablespoon mayonnaise
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon dijon mustard
  • ¾ teaspoon pepper
  • ⅛ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 1 chopped green onion for garnish

Instructions

  1. Add all the ingredients to a bowl except the green onion. Mix until everything is thoroughly combined and until the consistency is smooth.
  2. Sprinkle the green onion on top to garnish.

Nutrition

  • Calories 94 kcal | 
  • Carbohydrates 0.7 g | 
  • Protein 10.7 g | 
  • Fat 5.1 g | 
  • Saturated fat 2.1 g | 
  • Cholesterol 26.3 mg | 
  • Sodium 212.8 mg | 
  • Fiber 0.1 g | 
  • Sugar 0.3 g |