Healthy Tuna Sandwich

Whenever I don’t feel like cooking, especially now that it’s hot and humid in NYC, this healthy delicious tuna sandwich always comes to the rescue.

It comes together in just 15 minutes and I love switching up the veggies based on what’s in season or what I have in my pantry!

Healthy Tuna Sandwich

Servings 2 sandwiches


  • 4 slices of bread I like sourdough
  • 2 cloves of garlic for bread
  • 1/2 avocado sliced
  • 1/4 cup shredded cheese I like pepperjack

Tuna Salad

  • 1 (150g) canned tuna drained
  • 1 lemon juiced
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp dijon mustard
  • 3 tbsp red onion chopped
  • 3 tbsp cucumbers chopped
  • 3 tbsp celery chopped
  • 3 tbsp bell pepper chopped
  • 1 scallion chopped
  • 1 tsp gochugaru Korean red pepper flakes (optional)
  • 1/8 tsp ground black pepper


  • Prep and chop red onion, cucumbers, celery, bell pepper, and scallion.
  • Combined the chopped vegetables, drained tuna, lemon juice, olive oil, dijon mustard, gochugaru, and ground black pepper.
  • Mix together well until thoroughly combined. Taste and adjust for seasoning if desired.
  • Toast the bread in a toaster or in a pan over the stove top. Be careful not to over-toast them otherwise, they will be too crunchy!
  • Remove the bread onto a plate and carefully rub the garlic cloves on both sides.
  • Serve and enjoy!

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