This dish is great for those nights you are looking for something easy to cook. Tuna, green olives, sweet pickles, and green pepper combined with American cheese and mayonnaise then baked in buttered hamburger buns.

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Ingredients

8
Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Place egg in a saucepan and cover with cold water. Bring water to a boil and immediately remove from heat. Cover and let eggs stand in hot water for 10 to 12 minutes. Remove from hot water, cool, peel and chop. Preheat oven to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C).

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  • In a mixing bowl, combine the American cheese, mayonnaise, chopped egg and tuna. Then mix in the green pepper, onion, chopped sweet pickles, and the chopped olives. Mix thoroughly.

  • Butter the hamburger buns with about a 1/2 tablespoon for each. Fill the buns with the mixture and wrap in tinfoil.

  • Bake in preheated oven for 30 minutes, or until cheese is melted.

Nutrition Facts

373.2 calories; protein 13.9g 28% DV; carbohydrates 22.7g 7% DV; fat 25.3g 39% DV; cholesterol 108.3mg 36% DV; sodium 634.3mg 25% DV. Full Nutrition

Reviews (7)

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Most helpful positive review

Rating: 5 stars
09/16/2004
A nice warm sandwich. I used less butter/margerine and substituted hot dog buns. Also any cheese (diced cheddar for example) seems to work Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 3 stars
02/20/2016
Hubby liked them the most out of all of us...they were ok but I thought there was too many conflicting flavors going on. My only change was to use leftover hot dog buns in place of the burger buns. Thanks for sharing.:) Read More
9 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 4
  • 4 star values: 2
  • 3 star values: 2
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: 5 stars
09/16/2004
A nice warm sandwich. I used less butter/margerine and substituted hot dog buns. Also any cheese (diced cheddar for example) seems to work Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
10/18/2007
I've had these since childhood. My mom called these "Bunsteads". I now make them for my family. The recipe is the same except I put the filiing in hot dog buns with no butter. An excellent way to use canned tuna. Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
04/27/2006
I was planning on making a tuna sandwich so I thought I would check to see if I was missing out on another way to prepare it by using this most helpful website!! And yes good sandwich tasty I tend to burn my buns!! so the tin foil prevented this from happening!! Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
12/29/2005
My family ate these up like crazy! It was surprising and totally delicious. Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
02/24/2013
Everyone except our 8 year old enjoyed this--then again she isn't the biggest fan of tuna fish. My husband thought this was incredible! Read More
Rating: 3 stars
02/20/2016
Hubby liked them the most out of all of us...they were ok but I thought there was too many conflicting flavors going on. My only change was to use leftover hot dog buns in place of the burger buns. Thanks for sharing.:) Read More
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Rating: 3 stars
04/28/2006
This wasn't bad just nothing spectacular enough for a four or five star rating. Read More