Shot of a sandwich on whole-grain bread with a tuna and white bean salad. Topped with lettuce and tomato.

Tuna and White Bean Sandwich

 

Shot of a sandwich on whole-grain bread with a tuna and white bean salad. Topped with lettuce and tomato.

Tuna and White Bean Sandwich

Creamy tuna and cannellini bean salad in a garlic-mayonnaise dressing with fresh basil and cheese on toasted whole-grain bread.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Course Main Dishes
Cuisine American, Italian
Servings 4 Servings

Ingredients
  

  • One (6-ounce) can chunk light tuna, drained
  • Half (15-ounce) can cannellini beans, rinsed, drained and lightly mashed
  • 3 tablespoons onion, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons light mayonnaise
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 8 slices whole-wheat bread, toasted
  • 2 medium tomatoes thinly sliced
  • 1 cup lightly packed fresh basil leaves
  • 2 ounces mozzarella, Havarti, or provolone cheese, thinly sliced

Instructions
 

  • In a medium bowl, add tuna, mashed cannellini beans, onion, mayonnaise, and garlic. Mix gently.
  • Spread half of the toasted bread slices with the tuna mixture.
  • Top tuna mixture with tomato slices, basil leaves and cheese.
  • Top with remaining bread slices.
Keyword 15 Minutes or Less, Brunch, Canned, Lunch, Protein
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