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


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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

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