Zippy Tuna Sandwich Recipe – A Quick and Easy Lunch or Snack

  • By: Just-Recipes
  • Time to read: 1 min.

Are you looking for a delicious and easy-to-make sandwich recipe? Look no further than this zippy tuna sandwich recipe! It’s the perfect blend of crunchy veggies, creamy mayo and tuna, and a kick of spices to give you an amazing flavor that will make your taste buds dance! Plus, it takes only a few minutes to make so you can whip up a tasty meal in no time. This recipe is sure to become a family favorite and make sure you have plenty of requests for seconds. So, let’s get started on making this mouthwatering sandwich!

Zippy Tuna Sandwich Recipe

Zippy Tuna Sandwich Recipe

Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Mediterranean
Servings 3 servings


  • 1 6½- ounce can tuna water pack,
  • drained and broken into chunks
  • 1 hard-cooked egg chopped
  • ¼ cup finely chopped dill pickle
  • ¼ cup finely chopped celery
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-calorie mayonnaise
  • 1 teaspoon prepared mustard
  • 3 lettuce leaves
  • 3 small pita bread rounds halved


  • In a small mixing bowl combine tuna, egg, pickle, celery, mayonnaise, and mustard; mix gently.
  • Divide among 3 small airtight containers. Chill overnight. Store up to 3 days in the refrigerator.
  • For each serving, pack 1 lettuce leaf and 2 pita bread halves in separate small clear plastic bags. Carry with 1 container of the tuna mixture in an insulated lunch box with a frozen ice pack.
  • To serve, place some lettuce and tuna mixture into each pita bread half.


Sodium: 272mgPotassium: 849mgCholesterol: 134mgFat: 6gProtein: 23gCarbohydrates: 18g
Keyword Low Fat
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