This Yellowfin Tuna Salad Sandwich made with high quality tuna, egg, dijon, a bit of spice all on top of a perfectly toasted piece of bread may be the best tuna salad sandwich ever. High protein, low calorie makes this is the perfect lunch or light dinner recipe.
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I hope you guys had a fabulous Memorial Day weekend.
We were in NYC for a wedding and had a great time, walking the city and enjoying the sunny weather. Though dang it was HOT, like sweating through my jeans while riding in a cab with no air conditioning hot. Yep, that hot.
We spent Sunday in Central Park and it was incredible, the park was packed with so many people relaxing, walking, riding bikes, riding in carriages and sharing their talents.
During our wandering we stumbled onto The Mall known as the Literary Walk which is lined with a quadruple row of towering American elms. Statues also line this walk, mostly of prominent writers and poets. The scene was beautiful, but what really made it incredible were the performers that were sharing their talents as people enjoyed their day. One performer was a female violinist who was using her i-phone and a small speaker to project her music so that you truly felt like you were in a concert hall under the elms. She was incredibly talented and almost everyone who walked by had to stop and listen, enjoying the gift she was sharing.
We thoroughly enjoyed our day, later that night we got to witness the marriage of two wonderful people and all the joy and hope that a new beginning brings.
Now we are back in Cincinnati and our weekly routine. Getting back to eating a healthy balanced diet is sounding pretty good after indulging over the weekend.
One of my new go to healthy, high protein lunch recipes is this yellowfin tuna salad sandwich recipe. Even my youngest son, who is a picky eater, has been gobbling up these sandwiches. I even doubled the recipe the last time I made it, he enjoys it so much.
WHY YOU WANT TO MAKE THIS YELLOWFIN TUNA SALAD SANDWICH.
This is the best tuna salad sandwich, ever! A perfectly toasted piece of Pepperidge Farm® Harvest Blends bread topped with good quality yellowfin tuna blended with egg, sour cream, dijon, spices and herbs, then a thick tomato slice and spicy arugula piled on top and BAM you have an epic sandwich.
I may have had this sandwich for lunch everyday last week. Just saying, yep it is that good.
I hope you give this recipe a try and you enjoy Pepperidge Farm® Harvest Blends bread. Available in the Midwest at your local grocer.
Yellowfin tuna salad:
- 6 ounces tonnino yellowfin tuna fillets in olive oil, drained
- 1 tablespoon sour cream
- 1 teaspoon dijon mustard
- 1 teaspoon lemon juice
- ⅛ teaspoon cayenne pepper
- 1 hard boiled egg, diced
- 1 tablespoon of fresh parsley, chopped
- ¼ teaspoon kosher salt
- ⅛ teaspoon ground black pepper
- 4 slices Pepperidge Farm® Harvest Blends bread, toasted
- 1 medium tomato sliced
- ¼ cup of arugula or baby spinach
- Combine all ingredients in a bowl, breaking up tuna and stir together to evenly blend.
- Pile on a large heaping of tuna salad on toasted bread. Top with tomato slice and arugula.
- Top with second piece of bread or serve open face, like toast.
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