Three Tuna Sandwich Recipes

Updated on February 26, 2020
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Shushanik enjoys sharing recipes of dishes from her home country. She also likes discovering new dishes and sharing them with her readers.

There are many different ways to make and serve tuna sandwiches.
There are many different ways to make and serve tuna sandwiches. | Source

A sandwich is one of the easiest things to make for breakfast, lunch, dinner, or as a snack. There are various types of sandwiches: meat, fish, or even vegetarian. Tuna sandwiches are one of the most popular. They're not only quick and tasty, but they also have a lot of health benefits, especially for kids, as they contain over 300 milligrams (0.011 ounces) of omega-3 fatty acids per serving.

Canned tuna first appeared at the beginning of the 20th century and quickly became popular. Tuna can be canned in water, brine, various oils, and/or sauces. According to Wikipedia, 52% of canned tuna in the United States is used for sandwiches.

In this article, I'd like to share three variants on a tuna sandwich recipe. Try to make them all and choose what you like the best.

Cook Time

Prep time: 5 min
Ready in: 5 min
Yields: Depends on the amount of bread you use
This tuna sandwich is served warm.
This tuna sandwich is served warm.

1. Warm Tuna Sandwich Recipe

Ingredients

  • French baguette
  • Tuna
  • Onion
  • Garlic
  • Salad leaves
  • Cheese
  • Mayonnaise

Instructions

  1. Cut onion. Mince garlic and mix it with mayonnaise.
  2. Cut French baguette into estimated portions (future sandwiches).
  3. Cut each sandwich portion lengthwise, 1/3 from the top, so that it has kind of a lid.
  4. Take the "lids" off and work with the bottom part. Spread mayonnaise with garlic on the sandwich, add the salad leaves, onion, and tuna, and spread mayonnaise on top of that once again. Then put cheese on top and cover with the top slice of bread.
  5. Put each sandwich into the microwave for 2 minutes. Enjoy!
This sandwich includes egg and tomato.
This sandwich includes egg and tomato.

2. Tuna Sandwich With Egg and Tomato

Ingredients

  • Bread
  • Mayonnaise
  • Ketchup
  • Mustard
  • Salad leaves
  • Tomato
  • Onion
  • A can of tuna
  • Hard-boiled egg
  • Cucumber

Instructions

  1. Cut the bread.
  2. Make the sauce for the sandwich: Mix mayonnaise, ketchup, and mustard in equal proportions. Spread the sauce on the bread.
  3. Put salad leaves on top.
  4. Next, add round slices of tomato, a bit of salt, half-moon onions, and cucumber.
  5. Put tuna on top and add 2 teaspoons of sauce.
  6. On top of that, add sliced eggs, mayonnaise, and a salad leaf.
  7. Cover with another slice of bread and enjoy your sandwich!

You can also pan-fry tuna sandwiches.
You can also pan-fry tuna sandwiches. | Source

3. Pan-Fried Tuna Sandwich

Ingredients

  • 4 slices of bread
  • 2 cans of tuna
  • 1/4 of glass of mayonnaise
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons of lemon juice
  • 1 piece of celery (sliced)
  • 2 spring onions (sliced)
  • 4 slices of tomato
  • 4 slices of Swiss cheese (shredded)
  • 1 tablespoon of cut parsley
  • salt
  • pepper
  • butter

Instructions

  1. Mix tuna, mayonnaise, lemon juice, celery, spring onion, and parsley in a bowl. Add salt and pepper.
  2. Take a slice of bread and place the following on it: tuna mix, a little bit of shredded cheese, tomatoes, and cheese once again (this time a bit more).
  3. Spread butter on another slice of bread and cover the sandwich with it (with the butter on top).
  4. Heat the frying pan, then put the sandwich on it with the butter side down. Spread butter on the top side as well.
  5. Fry the sandwich until the crust turns golden on both sides. Enjoy!

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    • Vita Victoria profile image

      Vita Victoria 

      8 years ago from Cincinnati, OH

      It's 3 am here and I really want tuna now! Looks delicious!!! I'll make it tomorrow (today) for lunch

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      Shelley Watson 

      8 years ago

      Shushanik, Wow delicious ideas that I will definitely be trying. Voted Up!

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      Life Under Construction 

      8 years ago from Neverland

      Mouth-watering tuna sandwich recipes. I love tuna sandwich, especially the one with cheese. Oh my. Voted up with 5 stars!

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      kelleyward 

      8 years ago

      Looks amazing! Voted up! Take care, Kelley

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      peachy 

      8 years ago from Home Sweet Home

      I love sandwich. Tuna and egg mayo are my fav. Your sandwich looks like Subway! Lovely . Great hub on sandwiches.

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