This sweet twist on a classic tuna-salad sandwich is a healthy high-protein lunch that even your kids will love. Source:, June 2017

Carolyn Casner


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Combine tuna, mayonnaise, relish and celery in a medium bowl. Divide the tuna salad between 2 slices of bread. Top each with a lettuce leaf and another slice of bread. Cut into halves or quarters.


Nutrition Facts

342 calories; total fat 14.5g 22% DV; saturated fat 2.6g; cholesterol 36mg 12% DV; sodium 698mg 28% DV; potassium 366mg 10% DV; carbohydrates 28.1g 9% DV; fiber 3.7g 15% DV; sugar 6g; protein 24.1g 48% DV; exchange other carbs 2; vitamin a iu 647IU; vitamin c 1mg; folate 38mcg; calcium 109mg; iron 2mg; magnesium 69mg; thiaminmg; added sugar 3g.

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4 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 3
  • 4 star values: 1
  • 3 star values: 0
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Rating: 5 stars
If I do not have relish I will mince pickles and their jar mates! I too add the lemon such a difference! Served on the leftover picnic buns...childhood memories. Just add the chips and rootbeer!!! Thanx for sharing!raf Read More
Rating: 5 stars
This is the traditional American tuna salad - the only way I have ever eaten it. What is the twist? One additional thing I add is lemon juice to the tuna before I add any other ingredients. Also I really break up the tuna into the finest shreds possible before adding anything else. Read More