Tuna Avocado Sub

  • Yield 2 servings

Who says tuna salad needs mayonnaise? Avocado makes a perfect creamy accompaniment to tuna in this tasty and delicious sandwich.


1 can (6 ounce) chunk light tuna, packed in water, drained and well flaked
1 medium avocado, peeled, pitted and mashed
1/2 cup diced tomato
2 tablespoons lime juice (juice of 1 lime)
1 tablespoon fresh chopped cilantro
1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
-- Salt and freshly ground pepper
2 small whole wheat sub rolls
2 large lettuce leaves


  1. Combine the tuna, avocado, tomato, lime juice, cilantro, cumin, and salt and pepper to taste in a bowl. 
  2. Divide the mixture evenly between the sub rolls, top with a lettuce leaf, slice in half, and serve.

Recipe by Janice Newell Bissex, MS, RD & Liz Weiss, MS, RD, Authors, The Moms' Guide to Meal Makeovers



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