Tuna Salad Sandwich Recipe

by Samira
Easy Tuna Salad Sandwich Recipe

A tuna salad sandwich is a quick sandwich that can be made in under 15 minutes with canned tuna with lettuce or finely chopped red onion, parsley, mayonnaise, and pickles. You can make it for a quick weeknight dinner or whenever you do not have enough time to cook.


About This Recipe

This tuna salad sandwich is my favorite lunch. A delicious and easy sandwich when you’re in a time crunch! A perfect combo of creamy and crunchy texture. Canned tuna is one of the things that can be used to make a variety of dishes. Pasta and tuna salads, tuna burritos, tuna and rice, and tuna salad sandwiches are a few of them.


Why You Will Love This Recipe

  • Uses pantry ingredients: This recipe is incredibly easy to make and you can find all the ingredients already in your kitchen.
  • Easily adaptable: This recipe is easily adaptable and you can swap out the mayonnaise for plain greek yogurt.
  • Easy to make: Tuna salad sandwich is guaranteed to satisfy your sandwich craving! You need just a few simple ingredients to make this easy and delicious meal.

Tuna Salad Sandwich Recipe

What do You Need To Make Tuna Salad Sandwich

  • Mayonnaise: A classic tuna salad sandwich is made with mayonnaise. If you like the calories of your delicious sandwich not too high or eating mayonnaise is not good for you, you can use low-fat mayonnaise or greek yogurt.
  • Canned tuna: I used tuna in water for this salad sandwich, but you can also use tuna in oil. Tuna packed in water is a more nutritious option. 1 can of tuna is enough for 2.
  • Dill Pickles: Dill pickles go well with tuna and mayonnaise, which I can not compare to anything.
  • Red Onion: Chopped red onion gives a nice crunch to the sandwich.
  • Parsley: Parsley adds a pop of color and flavor to the sandwich.
  • Tomato: Complete the sandwich with thinly sliced tomato.

Tuna Salad Sandwich Recipe


  • Place drained tuna in a bowl.
  • Toss together the canned tuna, mayonnaise, finely chopped red onion, chopped pickles, and, parsley. Mix well.
  • Add salt and pepper if needed. Serve with sliced tomatoes and toasted bread.


Pro Tips to Make This Recipe

  • You can use lettuce or other herbs you like instead of parsley. Some recipes also use chopped celery. Chopped celery adds a nice crunch and texture to the sandwich.
  • You can play with more flavors and add a little Dijon mustard.
  • Toast bread before serving.

Easy Tuna Salad Sandwich Recipe

Did you like the tuna salad sandwich recipe? Try my tuna and rice as well! Leave your comment below and If you make this recipe, be sure to tag your photos #yummynotes 😍

Easy Tuna Salad Sandwich Recipe

Tuna Salad Sandwich

Serves: 2 Prep Time:
Nutrition facts: 200 calories 20 grams fat
Rating: 5.0/5
( 5 voted )


  • 1 can tuna in water, drained
  • 3 tablespoons dill pickles, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons red onions
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon parsley, finely chopped
  • Salt and pepper
  • Sliced tomatoes
  • Toasted bread for serve


Step 1

Place drained tuna in a bowl.

Step 2

Toss together the canned tuna, mayonnaise, red onion, chopped pickles and, parsley. Mix well.

Step 3

Add salt and pepper if needed. Serve with sliced tomatoes and toasted bread.

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