With today’s fast-paced life, eating healthy becomes a challenge. Often, when people hear the phrase “healthy eating”, they think its something fancy, gourmet-style, time-consuming and expensive. Well, think again. You can eat healthy foods even on-the-go and you only need 10 to 15 minutes to whip up a delicious meal. Not convinced yet? Well, let this shaved head guy convince you. Here is a super simple recipe on how to make a tuna sandwich.
How to make a tuna sandwich
Instead of ordering a cheeseburger to-go, you can choose a healthier option by making your own sandwich at home and bringing these to work. Don’t worry about fancy preparations and hard to pronounce ingredients. We will share with you an easy way on how to make a tuna sandwich at home, no matter how busy you are.
2 cans (6 oz each) tuna in brine1 medium stalk celery1 small onion cup mayonnaise or salad dressing1 teaspoon lemon juice¼ teaspoon salt¼ teaspoon pepper8 slices bread, whole wheat
optional: lettuce, tomatoes and cucumbers for garnishing
Step 1: Drain tuna using a strainer. Yo don’t need the brine water, so never mix it with your sandwich spread.
Step 2: Finely chop onions and celery.
Step 3: In a bowl, mix mayonnaise, lemon juice, salt and pepper.
Step 4: Add tuna, celery and onion.
Step 5: Toast bread and spread the mixture generously. Top it with lettuce, tomatoes and cucumbers.
You can choose to prepare this at night and place in the refrigerator overnight to allow the ingredients to sit and mix well. It will have more flavor.
Benefits of eating homemade sandwich
Fresh sandwich like this homemade tuna sandwich contains less calories, less sodium and more protein. You can also add more fiber by using whole wheat bread instead of white bread. Tuna is also rich in omega 3 fatty acids which help promote healthy heart. Finally, you know its fresh and clean because you prepared it yourself.