Simple & Easy Tuna Sandwiches

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A tuna sandwich is the ideal snack for those who do not want to stay in the kitchen for long. Two slices of bread, tuna cream, lettuce, tomatoes & gherkins, that’s all you need for a delicious tuna sandwich.

It takes a maximum of 10 minutes & you have a sandwich in your hand you did not eat for the last time! I wish you lots of fun cooking 😉

Cooked/Baked today: Simple & Easy Tuna Sandwiches
Difficulty: Easy
Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Category: Main Dishes, Fast Food, Sandwich Recipes, Recipes with Fish
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Simple & Easy Tuna Sandwiches

Simple & Easy Tuna Sandwiches

Ingredients for 2 servings:

  • 4 slices white bread or toast bread
  • 1 tomato
  • 1 gherkin
  • 2 hands mix salad of your choice (for example lamb’s lettuce or rocket)
  • 1 can tuna
  • ½ red onion
  • 1 hand fresh parsley
  • A heaoing tablespoon each of yogurt & creme fraiche
  • 1 small cloce garlic
  • ½ teaspoon mustard
  • ¼ lemon
  • SalT & pepper
  • Olive oil

Required kitchen gadgets, helper & preparations:

  • Mixing bowl for the tuna cream
  • Colander
  • Garlic press
  • Grill pan, toatser or panini grill to roast the bread


…for the tuna cream:

Peel red onion & chop finely. Finely chop a handful of fresh parsley. Drain the tuna using a pasta strainer. Next, in a mixing bowl combine onion, parsley & tuna along with 1 heaping tablespoon of yoghurt & crème fraîche, a pressed clove of garlic, ½ teaspoon mustard, the juice ¼ lemon and a dash of olive oil.

Preparing Tuna Cream

Preparing Tuna Cream

Mix well until all ingredients are well combined, then season the tuna cream with a good pinch of salt & pepper to taste & set aside until serving.

…for the tuna sandwiches:

Cut tomato into thin slices. Also cut gherkin lengthwise into thin slices. Roast white bread in a grill pan, toaster or panini grill from both sides for a few minutes until golden.

Spread two slices of roasted white bread thickly with 1 heaping tablespoon of tuna cream, then top the sandwich with lettuce, gherkins and tomato slices and dish up with a second slice of white bread. I wish you lots of fun cooking 😉

Video Tutorial:

Watch the video tutorial to see the recipe and the preparation method precisely (German Audio only, English Subtitles available):

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