For When That Hunger Strikes: Easy 10 Minute or Less Tuna Salad Sandwiches

It is always a good idea to have cans of tuna on hand. Why? Well because when that hunger strikes you can easily whip up these tuna salad sandwiches in 10 minutes or less! In addition, you will have extra for your days ahead. It is a win win situation! This tuna is perfect on sandwiches, salads, to eat with crackers, or in lettuce cups. Your options are endless!

Do you ever get so hungry and find yourself just blankly staring into your fridge wondering what there is to eat, you look and see nothing, then you close the fridge to just open it again five minutes later hoping something you want magically appeared within that five minutes since you last looked? And then, to make matters even worse you actually do look again only to close the door for a second time in disappointment because you are still hungry and left with nothing. Trust me, this routine is all too familiar to me. So, I came up with that perfect solution for when my hunger strikes and I am stuck in this situation: good ol‘ tuna salad sandwiches! These babies are my saving grace and they will be yours too!

Simple yet, satisfying is the best way to describe these tuna salad sandwiches. They are so easy to make and so satisfying between the mixture of sweet relish, crunchy celery, tangy lemon juice, savory onion salt, and flavorful tuna chunks spread between two soft slices of bread. Oh man, I am drooling just typing this out!

Make this in bulk so you and/or the family will be stocked for the week and pair it not only with sandwiches, but crackers, salads or lettuce cups. It is the easiest recipe with a variety of serving options so you can change up your meal types throughout your days.

Serves up to 6, INGREDIENTS:

3 Cans tuna in water, drained

4 TBSP mayo

2 TBSP yellow mustard

2 TBSP sweet relish

1/2 TSP pepper

1/4 Cup celery, diced

1 TSP onion salt

1/4 Cup red onion, minced

Fresh lemon juice from half of a lemon


  1. Open your cans of tuna and drain the water, place in a bowl.

  2. Dice your celery and place in the same bowl

  3. Mince your red onion and add to the same bowl.

  4. Add all other ingredients and mix well.

  5. Serve on two soft slices of bread with tomato and lettuce.

  6. Save any extra leftovers in an air tight container and set in the fridge.


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