Tuna Salad Sandwich
Gluten Free,  Recipes,  Seafood,  Soups, Salads, & Sandwiches

Tuna Salad Sandwich

I used to hate seafood. Especially the smell of canned tuna. But I’ve been getting better, and Dino makes really good tuna salad sandwiches. I tried to track what he put in them, to get a basic recipe together, and this is what I came up with.

Tuna Salad Sandwich


clock clock iconcutlery cutlery iconflag flag iconfolder folder iconinstagram instagram iconpinterest pinterest iconfacebook facebook iconprint print iconsquares squares iconheart heart iconheart solid heart solid icon
Tuna Salad Sandwich

Tuna Salad Sandwich

  • Author: Big Flavors from a Tiny Kitchen - Dino & Ashley Covelli
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 sandwich 1x
  • Category: Main Dish
  • Method: No Cook
  • Cuisine: American


A classic diner lunch, super simple to make at home! Pick a high-quality tuna for the freshest flavor.



1 can solid white albacore tuna, flaked with a fork or potato masher
3 cornichons, chopped
3 sweet gherkins, chopped
1/4 small red onion, chopped (or a little dry minced onion)
1 stalk celery, chopped (or a pinch of celery seed)
3 Tbsp mayo
A pinch of ground mustard

A pinch of cayenne pepper

A big pinch of ground white pepper
Salt & black pepper to taste

Sliced bread (toasted or plain)*
Lettuce or baby spinach


Mix ingredients through salt & black pepper in a bowl using a fork or potato masher.

Scoop onto to bread, top with lettuce or spinach, and enjoy!


*Optional: use Gluten Free


  • Serving Size:
  • Calories: 609
  • Sugar: 15.9 g
  • Sodium: 3667.2 mg
  • Fat: 37.6 g
  • Saturated Fat: 6.4 g
  • Carbohydrates: 22.7 g
  • Fiber: 3.4 g
  • Protein: 43.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 89.6 mg

Keywords: tuna salad, tuna salad sandwich, pickle tuna salad

Recipe Card powered byTasty Recipes

Ashley Covelli is a food photographer, recipe developer, and culinary instructor based in Ossining, New York. She loves helping people become enthusiastic and adventurous in the kitchen so that they can build skills and confidence to cook for themselves and their loved ones. She can almost always be found with at least 3 different beverages within arm's reach.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Recipe rating