Garden Tuna Sandwiches



4 servings (serving size: 2 halves)

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Nutritional Information

Calories 269
Caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
Fat 9.5 g
Satfat 1.3 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 22.4 g
Carbohydrate 25.8 g
Fiber 7.9 g
Cholesterol 25 mg
Iron 0.0 mg
Sodium 718 mg
Calcium 0.0 mg


1 (6-ounce) can tuna in water, drained
1/4 cup light mayonnaise
2 tablespoons finely chopped celery
2 tablespoons finely chopped onion
1/2 tablespoon chopped fresh dill
1/2 tablespoon Dijon mustard
1/4 teaspoon grated lemon rind
1/8 teaspoon pepper
8 (1-ounce) slices whole wheat bread
2 (3/4-ounce) slices fat-free Swiss cheese, halved diagonally
1/4 cup shredded carrot
16 thin slices cucumber (about 1 cucumber)
4 green leaf lettuce leaves


Combine first 8 ingredients in a medium bowl, stirring well.

Spread 1/4 cup tuna mixture on each of 4 slices of bread. Top evenly with cheese slices, carrot, cucumber, and lettuce. Top with remaining bread slices, and cut in half.

Tip: Eating tuna once or twice a week poses no health risk for healthy adults. However, avoid eating it more frequently because tuna--both canned and fresh--contains high levels of mercury that can cause chronic fatigue and memory loss in adults. Mercury can also harm an unborn child's developing nervous system. If you are pregnant, considering pregnancy, or nursing, it's best to avoid tuna.