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Vegetable Tuna Sandwiches

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 15 min.


4 servings

I packed lunches for a husband and seven children for years and tried many different recipes to keep things new and exciting. I hope you enjoy these fun sandwiches.


  • 6 ounces cream cheese, softened, divided
  • 6 tablespoons mayonnaise, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 can (6 ounces) tuna, drained and flaked
  • 3 tablespoons finely chopped celery
  • 3 tablespoons finely chopped green pepper
  • 1 cup shredded carrots
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped onion
  • 8 slices white bread
  • 4 slices whole wheat bread


  1. In a large bowl, combine 3 ounces cream cheese, 3 tablespoons mayonnaise, salt and pepper until smooth. Stir in the tuna, celery and green pepper.
  2. In another bowl, combine the carrots, onion and remaining cream cheese and mayonnaise. Spread 1/3 cup tuna mixture on four slices of white bread; top with a slice of whole wheat bread. Spread 1/4 cup carrot mixture on the whole wheat bread; top with a slice of white bread.

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