Tuna Fish Sandwich

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Tuna Fish Sandwich
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For a kid-friendly lunch with a protein punch, try this lighter version of the midday classic. Our recipe makes enough for three sandwiches. You'll need circle- and heartshaped cookie cutters (ours are 3 inches).

What you'll need

  • Bread
  • 1 (5-ounce) can tuna
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • ½ teaspoon fresh squeezed lemon juice
Helpful Tip:

We used white albacore tuna packed in oil. It's slightly higher in fat than water-packed tuna, but much more flavorful. And, because our recipe doesn't call for mayo, each sandwich has less than 5 grams of fat.


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How to make it

  1. Stack two slices of bread and cut out the shapes as shown at right.

  2. Drain the liquid from the tuna. In a bowl, mix together the tuna and all the ingredients except the veggies with a fork.

  3. Put a third of the filling in each sandwich, then add the veggies eye and mouth (we used a pea, a carrot, and a red pepper.)

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