Mini Tuna-Cheese Buns

Mini sandwich buns may look cute but they hold a robust combo of sandwich ingredients that will pack a lunchable punch.

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 20 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 8
 

Ingredients

1
can (6 oz) solid white tuna in water, drained, flaked
1
cup finely shredded Cheddar cheese (4 oz)
1/4
cup finely chopped celery
2
tablespoons finely chopped red onion
3
tablespoons mayonnaise or salad dressing
1
tablespoon Dijon mustard
8
miniature sandwich buns (about 3 inch), split
8
small leaves lettuce

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 In medium bowl, mix tuna, cheese, celery, onion, mayonnaise and mustard.
  • 2 Spread tuna mixture on bottom halves of buns. Top with lettuce. Cover with top halves of buns. Serve immediately, or wrap each sandwich in plastic wrap and refrigerate up to 24 hours.
  • 1 In medium bowl, mix tuna, cheese, celery, onion, mayonnaise and mustard.
  • 2 Spread tuna mixture on bottom halves of buns. Top with lettuce. Cover with top halves of buns. Serve immediately, or wrap each sandwich in plastic wrap and refrigerate up to 24 hours.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Miniature sandwich buns are often labeled "dollar buns" or "turkey buns." We've tested this recipe with 3-inch buns so if you buy some that are a bit smaller, just plan for a couple extra sandwiches.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Sandwich
Calories
240
(
Calories from Fat
110),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
12g
12%
(Saturated Fat
4 1/2g,
4 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
25mg
25%;
Sodium
450mg
450%;
Total Carbohydrate
23g
23%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
3g
3%
),
Protein
12g
12%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
15%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.