We loved the way the fresh tastes of cilantro and lime brightened the flavor of canned tuna in this Mexican-style sandwich created by Jennifer Lira. To seed tomatoes, cut in half crosswise; squeeze out and discard seeds and juice. If desired, garnish sandwiches with lettuce leaves.

Jennifer Lira, Pleasant Hill, California
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James Carrier

Recipe Summary

Makes 2 sandwiches


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Drain tuna well; flake into a bowl with a fork. Stir in tomatoes, cilantro, lime juice, onion, chilies, and salt.

  • Mound tuna equally on sandwich roll bottoms and set tops in place.

  • Nutritional analysis per sandwich.

Nutrition Facts

402 calories; calories from fat 18%; protein 33g; fat 7.9g; saturated fat 2.4g; carbohydrates 54g; fiber 4.2g; sodium 1314mg; cholesterol 33mg.