Green Machine Tuna Salad Sandwich

These sandwiches are the perfect pack-along for any adventure and are even fancy enough for a lunch date paired with a fruit or crunchy chips on the side.

Makes 2 sandwiches

What you’ll need:


  • Small food processor
  • Spatula
  • Two medium mixing bowls
  • Cutting board and knife


  • 2 tbsp fresh basil (any variety)
  • 1 tbsp fresh dill
  • 2 tbsp fresh parsley
  • 1 tbsp fresh thyme
  • 3 tbsp mayonnaise
  • 2 tbsp plain greek yogurt
  • 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp, plus 1 tsp olive oil, divided
  • 5 oz can of tuna in water, drained
  • 1 tsp lemon zest
  • 1 celery stalk, finely chopped
  • 1 small shallot, finely chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, finely chopped
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Salad greens and/or more herbs for sandwich stacking (arugula, spring mix, romaine, sorrel, parsley etc.)
  • 2 buns, English muffins, or flatbread wraps, lightly toasted


1- In a small food processor blend together the herbs, mayo, yogurt, lemon juice, and olive oil until fairly smooth. Transfer dressing to a medium mixing bowl.
2- Add tuna to the bowl and use a fork to break up the tuna and combine with the dressing.
3- Add lemon zest, chopped celery, shallot, and garlic. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
4- In another medium bowl add greens and drizzle the remaining 1 tsp of olive oil and toss with a little salt and pepper.
5- Build the sandwiches with greens and a scoop of tuna salad. Enjoy!


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