Tuna Salad Sandwich with Capers and Pickles

When I was working at the Center for Culinary Development, we all had our own way of making a tuna salad sandwich. My favorite tuna salad sandwich always included pickles.

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Tuna Salad Sandwich with Capers and Pickles

  • Prep Time: 15 m
  • Total Time: 15 m
  • Servings:


  • 2 cans of tuna packed in water, drained
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1 rib celery finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon capers rinsed and chopped
  • 2 tablespoons bread-and-butter pickles chopped
  • 6 radishes sliced or chopped
  • salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • 8 slices sourdough or ciabatta bread
  • 1/2 head butter lettuce
  • 1 tomato sliced


  1. Combine the tuna, mayonnaise, celery, capers, pickles, radishes, salt and pepper in a bowl. Mix well with a fork or spatula.
  2. Toast the bread slices under the broiler or in the air fryer until lightly brown.
  3. Place some butter lettuce and a slice or two of tomato down on four of the slices of toasted bread. Divide the tuna salad between the slices and top with the second piece of toasted bread. Enjoy!
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Comments (8)Post a Reply

  1. 5 stars
    I’ve never tried radishes in my tuna! Or the capers! I will add some when I make mine today! Mary

  2. I add onions, dill pickle relish, chopped peperocinis, green olives, a little mayo, squirt of mustard to my tuna salad mix.

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