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Apple Tuna Sandwiches Recipe

Apple Tuna Sandwiches Recipe

My husband and his buddies love to pack these tasty sandwiches when they go on fishing trips. The tangy tuna salad gets fun flavor from sweet pickle relish and lots of crunch from apples, celery and walnuts. The satisfying sandwiches are a complete meal in themselves. -Ivy Eresmas, Dade City, Florida
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:3 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup fat-free mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped celery
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped walnuts
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon sweet pickle relish
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 pouch (7.1 ounces) light water-packed tuna
  • 1/2 cup chopped red apple
  • 6 slices reduced-calorie bread, toasted
  • 6 lettuce leaves

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the first six ingredients; stir in tuna and apple. Spread 1/2 cup tuna mixture on three slices of bread. Top with lettuce and remaining bread. Yield: 3 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 sandwich equals 286 calories, 8 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 23 mg cholesterol, 704 mg sodium, 33 g carbohydrate, 7 g fiber, 24 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 2 lean meat, 1 fat.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.