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Tuna mayonnaise and sweetcorn sandwich recipe

The mild flavour of tinned tuna combined with sweetcorn. This would work well with sticks of carrot or cucumber and some mixed berries.

Prep: 10 mins
Serves 1

Nutritional information

Per serving (main recipe only – does not include extras or drink):

  • 1,504kJ / 357kcal
  • 7.5g fat of which saturates 1.3g
  • 44.3g carbohydrate of which sugars 4.5g
  • 6.2g fibre
  • 25.0g protein
  • 1.4g salt
Tuna mayo and sweetcorn sandwich in a lunchbox, with carrot and cucumber sticks, mixed berries and small bottle of milk


  • half a 160g can of tuna in spring water, drained
  • 1 level tablespoon reduced-calorie mayonnaise
  • 1 heaped tablespoon sweetcorn (tinned, or cooked from frozen)
  • large pinch of black pepper
  • 2 thick slices of half-and-half bread

Complete your lunchbox with:

  • 1 small carrot and a 3cm chunk of cucumber, cut into sticks
  • 60g mixed berries
  • 200ml semi-skimmed milk


  1. Mix the tuna with the mayonnaise, sweetcorn and pepper.


    Mix the filling the night before and store in the fridge to save time in the morning.

  2. Sandwich the mixture between the slices of bread.


    Double the recipe to use the rest of the can of tuna if you have 2 lunchboxes to prepare.

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