Hot Tuna Buns Recipe

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You can mix the ingredients for these comforting sandwiches ahead of time and then bake them later. They're perfect for lunch or a snack.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 1 block (4 ounces) cheddar cheese, cut into 1/4-inch cubes
  • 1 can (6 ounces) tuna, drained and flaked
  • 3 hard-cooked eggs, chopped
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 3 tablespoons sweet pickle relish
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped onion
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 6 hot dog buns, split

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 371 calories, 21g fat (7g saturated fat), 139mg cholesterol, 712mg sodium, 25g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 1g fiber), 19g protein


  1. In a medium bowl, combine the first seven ingredients. Spread about 1/3 cup on bottoms of buns; replace tops. Wrap in foil. Bake at 400° for 10 minutes or until cheese is melted. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Hot Tuna Buns in Home-Style Soups, Salad and Sandwiches Cookbook 1996, p107

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Reviewed Jan. 26, 2014

"This is a good, hot sandwich on a cold day in Michigan!"

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