Tuna Salad Sandwich

Most tuna salads are dripping in mayonnaise. But why settle for such a high-fat ordinary-tasting treatment? In this alternative version, lemon juice, plain yogurt, and Dijon mustard add moisture and tanginess.


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Most tuna salads are dripping in mayonnaise. But why settle for such a high-fat ordinary-tasting treatment? In this alternative version, lemon juice, plain yogurt, and Dijon mustard add moisture and tanginess.

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  • 1 can white or light tuna in water, drained
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon plain yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon reduced-fat mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon pickle relish

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  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon minced onion
  • 4 slices wheat bread
  • Lettuce and tomato

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[step-item number=”1″ image_url=”” title=”” ]Place tuna in small bowl and combine with lemon juice. Add yogurt, mayo, pickle relish, mustard, and onion, and combine well.[/step-item]

[step-item number=”2″ image_url=”” title=”” ]Line 2 bread slices with lettuce and tomato. Top each with half of tuna. Top with remaining slices of bread.[/step-item][/step-list-wrapper]

[nutrition-info calories=”260″ calories_fat=”” fat=”5g” sat_fat=”1g” choles=”30mg” sodium=”760mg” carbs=”31g” sugars=”” protein=”22g” fiber=”3g”]

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    Variations

    • For Italian tuna salad, replace the yogurt and mayonnaise with fat-free Italian dressing.
    • For Indian tuna salad, add 1 teaspoon curry powder and 2 tablespoons raisins.
    • For Tex-Mex tuna salad, replace the relish and mustard with 2 tablespoons salsa.
    Originally Published in Reader's Digest

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