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Carrie's Garlic Pesto Tuna Salad Sandwiches

"I love creating new variations on tuna sandwiches. I made this for my husband's lunch the other day, and he wanted them again for dinner that night! When I made this, I didn't measure anything, just started throwing things in a bowl...adjust to your taste and enjoy!"
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Ingredients

10 m servings 342 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings (4 sandwiches)

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Directions

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  1. In a medium bowl, mix together tuna, mayonnaise, mustard, pesto, and garlic.
  2. Make four sandwiches by layering tuna, lettuce, and tomato slices between slices of bread. Serve.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 342 calories; 11.9 g fat; 34.6 g carbohydrates; 23.8 g protein; 24 mg cholesterol; 600 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Great twist on a tuna sandich! I used roasted red pepper in place of the tomato and garlic powder instead of minced garlic. The flavors of the mustard and pesto didn't overpower the tuna. It...

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Made this recipe as is and it was okay. I didn't like the flavor the mustard added to it. I love pesto and it's a great way to jazz up boring old tuna, but I will leave out the mustard in the ...

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Great twist on a tuna sandich! I used roasted red pepper in place of the tomato and garlic powder instead of minced garlic. The flavors of the mustard and pesto didn't overpower the tuna. It...

Made a half recipe with albacore and a little extra mayo to moisten a bit more, then served in pita halves with chopped tomatoes and a bit of shredded mozzarella. (Didn't have lettuce.) Excellen...

My husband, who doesn't even like tuna, liked this recipe. I don't eat tuna any other way now.

pesto....tuna....mustard? you say crazy, I say DELISH!

I was pleasantly surprised with this recipe. I forgot to add the mustard and it was still delicious. I served on toasted whole wheat bread and put just a bit extra pesto (I really love pesto).

I would never have thought to put pesto and tuna together but it works and is yummy! Thanks for the new twist on tuna salad sandwiches!

Garlic Pesto Tuna Sandwich Haiku: "I owe you, Carrie! Your tuna is inspired! Made a great sandwich!" I was craving a tuna sammie this afternoon and after poking around the fridge in an attempt t...

I love pesto but never thought to put it with tuna. Glad I found this recipe they are a great combo

Really good way to make a lowfat sandwich filling with lots of flavor. I actually found pesto on the cheap at my local Grocery Outlet so it really wasn't super expensive to buy it to try. I used...