Toasted Chickpea Sea-salad Sandwiches

This superfood sandwich is packed with protein and nutrients.

Tuna Sandwich
Katie Morford, MS, RD

More than a tuna salad, this “superfood” sandwich is packed with both tuna and salmon, which give you a boost of protein, omega-3 fats, and selenium. Served between two slices of whole-grain bread or stuffed in a whole-wheat pita, it’s a quick and easy lunch for any busy day.

Nutrition (per sandwich)
Calories: 297; Total Fat: 9g; Saturated Fat: 2g; Protein: 25g: Carbohydrates: 28g; Sugar: 6g; Fiber: 5g; Cholesterol: 35mg; Sodium: 642mg

Recipe and photo by Katie Morford, M.S., R.D., of Mom’s Kitchen Handbook.

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Prep time

10 min.

  • One 5 oz can tuna
  • One 5-to 6-oz can wild salmon
  • 3 medium stalks celery, diced
  • 2 Tbsp capers, lightly chopped
  • ¼ cup diced red onion
  • 2 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 3 Tbsp mayonnaise
  • 2 to 3 Tbsp plain Greek yogurt
  • 8 slices 100% whole wheat bread

Empty the tuna and salmon into a medium bowl and break up with a fork. 

Add the remaining ingredients and mix until just combined. 

Scoop ¼ of the fish salad onto 1 slice of bread and top with a second slice. 

Cover and store leftovers in the refrigerator until ready to use.