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Hot Tuna Sandwiches Recipe

This hearty sandwich from field editor Lucile Proctor of Panguitch, Utah is great eaten warmed or cold.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:6 servings


  • 1 can (6 ounces) tuna, drained and flaked
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  • 3 hard-boiled large eggs, chopped
  • 3 tablespoons each chopped green pepper, sweet pickle, ripe olives and onion
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise or salad dressing
  • 6 sandwich buns, split


  • 1. Combine tuna, cheese, eggs, green pepper, pickle, olives, onion and mayonnaise; spread about 1/3 cup onto each bun. Wrap each sandwich in waxed paper; microwave on high for 30-45 seconds (per sandwich) or until the cheese melts. Yield: 6 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 495 calories, 28g fat (9g saturated fat), 141mg cholesterol, 770mg sodium, 39g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 2g fiber), 22g protein.

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