Carrie's Garlic Pesto Tuna Salad Sandwiches

Carrie's Garlic Pesto Tuna Salad Sandwiches


"I love creating new variations on tuna sandwiches. I made this for my husband's lunch the other day, and he wanted them again for dinner that night! When I made this, I didn't measure anything, just started throwing things in a bowl...adjust to your taste and enjoy!"


10 m servings 366 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 366 kcal
  • 18%
  • Fat:
  • 12.1 g
  • 19%
  • Carbs:
  • 34.6g
  • 11%
  • Protein:
  • 29.1 g
  • 58%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 30 mg
  • 10%
  • Sodium:
  • 611 mg
  • 24%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a medium bowl, mix together tuna, mayonnaise, mustard, pesto, and garlic.
  2. Make four sandwiches by layering tuna, lettuce, and tomato slices between slices of bread. Serve.
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  1. 88 Ratings


Great twist on a tuna sandich! I used roasted red pepper in place of the tomato and garlic powder instead of minced garlic. The flavors of the mustard and pesto didn't overpower the tuna. It...

Made a half recipe with albacore and a little extra mayo to moisten a bit more, then served in pita halves with chopped tomatoes and a bit of shredded mozzarella. (Didn't have lettuce.) Excellen...

My husband, who doesn't even like tuna, liked this recipe. I don't eat tuna any other way now.

pesto....tuna....mustard? you say crazy, I say DELISH!

I was pleasantly surprised with this recipe. I forgot to add the mustard and it was still delicious. I served on toasted whole wheat bread and put just a bit extra pesto (I really love pesto).

I would never have thought to put pesto and tuna together but it works and is yummy! Thanks for the new twist on tuna salad sandwiches!

Garlic Pesto Tuna Sandwich Haiku: "I owe you, Carrie! Your tuna is inspired! Made a great sandwich!" I was craving a tuna sammie this afternoon and after poking around the fridge in an attempt t...

I love pesto but never thought to put it with tuna. Glad I found this recipe they are a great combo

Really good way to make a lowfat sandwich filling with lots of flavor. I actually found pesto on the cheap at my local Grocery Outlet so it really wasn't super expensive to buy it to try. I used...