Tuna Salad Sandwich Recipe


I created this Tuna Salad Sandwich when wanting to fix something different for lunch.  I have also stuffed this tuna salad into a garden-ripened tomato.  It was delicious!


Tuna Salad Sandwich


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Tuna Salad Sandwich Recipe:

Tuna Salad Sandwich Recipe

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 0

Yield: 4 to 6 servings


2 (6-ounce) cans solid white tuna, drained well*
2 tablespoons minced red bell pepper
2 to 3 tablespoons minced red onion
1 clove garlic, minced 
1 teaspoon capers, drained and minced
1 tablespoon minced fresh cilantro leaves or basil leaves
1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil
Juice of 1 lime
1/4 cup reduced fat mayonnaise
1 teaspoon good-quality Balsamic Vinegar
1/4 teaspoon Tabasco Sauce or to taste
1/2 cup diced tomatoes
Salt and pepper to taste

* When purchasing canned tuna, purchase the best grade, which is the "albacore white" tuna.



In a medium bowl, break up tuna into flakes.  Add red bell pepper, red onion, garlic, capers, and cilantro or basil leaves; mix together.  Blend in olive oil, lime juice, mayonnaise, balsamic vinegar, Tabasco, tomatoes, salt, and pepper.

Refrigerate at least 1 hour to let flavors blend.

When ready to use, remove from refrigerator.  Spread either on bread or stuff in a large tomato.

Makes 4 to 6 servings.

Per Serving - 1 fat grams, 3.9 carbohydrate grams, 59.2 calories, 3.5 WW points 




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