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Easy Tuna Sandwich

This Tuna Sandwich recipe is a great option for a satisfying lunch. Use your favorite cheese and salad toppings to create filling and delectable sandwiches.

October 4, 2022
Easy Tuna SandwichPhoto By Canva
Difficulty Easy
Servings 4 people
Preparation 10 mins
Cooking 5 mins
Total 15 mins



  1. Preheat the oven to 356 °F (180 °C).
  2. Finely chop the onions.
  3. Put tuna, mayonnaise, onion, lemon juice, salt, black pepper and oregano in a bowl. Then, mix all ingredients.
  4. Place the bread on a baking tray and add a large spoon of tuna mixture on each slice.
  5. Put thinly sliced tomatoes, avocado and a slice of cheese on top of them.
  6. Cook until the cheese melts or skip these step.
  7. Serve it with vegetables.
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 Easy Tuna Sandwich
Serves 4
Amount Per Serving
% Daily Value*
Cholesterol 57 mg19%
Sodium 1342 mg58.3%
Potassium 582 mg12.4%
Protein 26.3 g52.6%
Total Fat 23 g29.5%
*The % Daily Value (DV) 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.


  • Use canned tuna in water. Tuna in water instead of oil packed tuna makes the recipe lighter.
  • Instead of red onions, you can use white onions, yellow onions, or green onions. For more, check out our "Onion Types and Their Uses" article.
  • You can use white bread, rye bread, whole wheat bread, and sourdough bread as sandwich bread. Check out our 'Bread Types' article for more.
  • You can use plain yogurt instead of mayonnaise.
  • You can add saltiness to the sandwich with pickles, green olives, and capers.
  • Add lettuce to add crunch to the sandwich.
  • Use fresh parsley or dill.
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Tuna is one of the most preferred fish with its easy accessibility and taste. A tuna sandwich is a must for a light and satisfying meal. Tuna and a few other items can do additional wonders. This is an American classic.

Serve these tuna sandwiches with a bowl of soup or salad. Tuna sandwiches with or without mayonnaise are ready in just 10 minutes. Try it now. Enjoy your meal.

How To Make a Tuna Sandwich Without Mayonnaise?

You can also prepare this classic tuna sandwich recipe without mayonnaise. Here are the steps:

  • In a medium bowl, add the canned tuna in water.
  • Then add the red onion, celery, dill pickles, dijon mustard, greek yogurt, and parsley to the bowl.
  • Mix all the ingredients. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Slice the bread.
  • Put the tuna mixture between the slices of bread.

What To Serve with Tuna Sandwich?

Tuna sandwiches are a hearty and delicious meal. It pairs perfectly with french fries or potato chips. It can also be served with tomato soup or salad.

Here are our delicious recipes that you can serve with Tuna Sandwich:

How To Store Tuna Sandwiches?

Tuna sandwiches are best when made fresh. However, you can store it in the refrigerator. Put the tuna mixture in an airtight container and store it in the refrigerator for several days. Do not leave the tuna mixture at room temperature for more than 2 hours.

You can reheat tuna sandwiches in a 350 °F (175 °C) oven until warm or the cheese melts.

You can also make the tuna salad in advance and prepare a tuna fish sandwich with fresh bread slices when you want to eat it.

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