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

Carolyn Casner
Source:, June 2017


Recipe Summary

10 mins
10 mins
Nutrition Profile:


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; protein 24.1g 48% DV; carbohydrates 28.1g 9% DV; dietary fiber 3.7g 15% DV; sugars 5.7g; fat 14.5g 22% DV; saturated fat 2.6g 13% DV; cholesterol 35.6mg 12% DV; vitamin a iu 647IU 13% DV; vitamin c 0.8mg 1% DV; folate 38.3mcg 10% DV; calcium 109mg 11% DV; iron 2.4mg 13% DV; magnesium 68.6mg 25% DV; potassium 365.7mg 10% DV; sodium 698.2mg 28% DV; thiamin 0.2mg 24% DV; added sugar 3g.

Reviews (2)

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3 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 2
  • 4 star values: 1
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0
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