Tuna Mini Sandwiches

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Kids Recipe Challenge winning recipe: 3rd Place!

Sophie, in Kitchener, loves this nutritious and colourful lunch.

Instead of buying packaged convenience food containers, make your own! Pack the different parts of this “sandwich” for lunch at school. It’s a little messy because you don’t need any utensils - but that’s why kids would love making this recipe.

Preparation Time: 5 minutes

Makes: 5 mini sandwiches


Tuna in oil

1 small can (85 g) 

Leaf lettuce, chopped finely


Mustard or relish (optional)

1 tsp (5 mL)

Whole grain crackers



  1. Drain can of tuna, reserving one teaspoon of the oil. 
  2. In a small bowl, stir together tuna, reserved oil, lettuce and mustard.
  3. Divide tuna mixture among 5 of the crackers and top with remaining crackers.

Nutrition Information per serving (5 mini sandwiches): 

Calories: 289 kcal

Protein: 19 g

Fat: 11 g

Carbohydrate: 30 g

Fibre: 4 g

Sodium: 595 mg



Last Update – August 1, 2017

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