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Hold-the-Mayo Tuna Salad Sandwich

Per Serving

Hold-the-Mayo Tuna Salad Sandwich

Makes: 2 servings
Serving Size: 1 sandwich
Calories 260
Fat 9 g
Saturated Fat 1.4 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Carbohydrate 31 g
Fiber 5 g
Sugars 7 g
Cholesterol 10 mg
Sodium 585 mg
Potassium 410 mg
Protein 17 g
Phosphorus 340 mg
Choices: Starch 2, Lean Meat 2, Fat 0.5
  • Makes: 2 servings
  • Serving Size: 1 sandwich
  • Preparation Time: 10 minutes


1 can (5 oz.) no-salt-added white tuna in water, drained
1 Tbsp. olive oil
1/2 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar
1/2 tsp. coarse Dijon mustard
1 small garlic clove, very finely minced
1/8 tsp. sea salt
1/4 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
Pinch sugar
1 large celery stalk, minced
2 Tbsp. finely minced red or Vidalia onion
1 tsp. drained capers
1 tsp. fresh minced basil
2 whole wheat English muffins, toasted, or 2 small whole wheat pita bread rounds


  1. In a medium bowl, flake the drained tuna gently until fluffy.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, vinegar, mustard, garlic, salt, black pepper, and sugar. Pour over the tuna and gently mix.
  3. Add the celery, onion, capers, and basil and gently combine.
  4. Divide the tuna salad and serve with the English muffins.

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