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Healthy Recipe: Open-Faced Tuna Salad Sandwich With Sliced Apple

Published: May 16, 2019
Published: May 16, 2019

Whether it’s for a quick lunch or snack, this recipe cuts the calories while letting you get your tuna fix.

Serves three



Tuna salad

1 6.5 ounce can water-packed tuna, drained

¼ cup plain low-fat yogurt

2 teaspoons prepared mustard

1 teaspoon dried dill

¼ cup diced celery

¼ cup diced cucumber

Ground black pepper, as desired


1 Granny Smith apple, sliced

3 slices whole-grain bread, toasted if desired



Cut apple, celery and cucumber as instructed above. Drain tuna. Place tuna salad ingredients into a bowl and mix well. Spread ½ cup of the tuna salad on one slice of bread, then top with sliced apple.


Nutrition information

Per serving

Calories: 173 

Total fat: 2 grams

Saturated fat: 0.5 grams

Sodium: 412 milligrams

Total carbohydrates: 28 grams 

Dietary fiber: 5 grams 

Sugars: 10 grams 

Protein: 15 grams

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About the Author

Jeff King is a chef at Methodist Hospital. He has cooked for over two decades, primarily in restaurants such as La Buvette and Dixie Quicks. 

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