Tarragon Tuna Salad

This is a tuna sandwich you would expect from a high-end sandwich shop. It is light, fresh and full of flavor. You must try this!By MARIA BUJAK


  • ⅓ cup mayonnaise
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh tarragon
  • 1 teaspoon minced lemon zest
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • ⅛ teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 (12 ounce) can solid white tuna packed in water, drained and flaked
  • 8 (1 ounce) slices white or whole wheat bread
  • 8 thin slices red tomato (Optional)
  • 4 (1 ounce) slices provolone cheese (Optional)


  • Step 1Whisk together mayonnaise, parsley, chives, tarragon, lemon zest, lemon juice, Dijon mustard, and pepper in a bowl until well combined. Gently stir in the flaked tuna, cover, and refrigerate until chilled, about 30 minutes.
  • Step 2Spread tuna evenly over four of the bread slices. Top with tomatoes, and cheese if using, then top with remaining bread slices.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 485 calories; protein 33.5g; carbohydrates 31.1g; fat 24.7g; cholesterol 51.7mg; sodium 814.5mg.