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Fiesta Tuna Salad Sandwiches

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.

Makes

12 servings

Sometimes I make a tuna melt out of this sandwich and serve warm. The tuna salad spread is also yummy as a dip. —Kimberly Stewart, Omaha, Nebraska
Fiesta Tuna Salad Sandwiches Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 6 cans (5 ounces each) white water-packed tuna, drained and flaked
  • 1 large red onion, chopped
  • 2 medium tomatoes, chopped
  • 2/3 cup reduced-fat mayonnaise
  • 2 jalapeno peppers, seeded and finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon seafood seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
  • 2 loaves (14 ounces each) ciabatta bread, split
  • 3/4 pound sliced pepper Jack cheese
  • 12 lettuce leaves

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the first nine ingredients; spread over bread bottoms. Layer with cheese and lettuce. Replace bread tops. Cut each loaf into six slices.

Nutrition Facts

1 sandwich: 451 calories, 18g fat (6g saturated fat), 64mg cholesterol, 920mg sodium, 46g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 3g fiber), 30g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 2 lean meat, 1 fat.

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