Lunchbox tuna and mayonnaise sandwich rolls

Sep 24, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. ET

A plain old tuna and mayo sandwich can be made interesting, too. Surprise your kids with pretty rolled-up sandwiches when they open their lunchboxes.

 Lunchbox tuna and mayonnaise sandwich rolls

Packed lunchboxes can get ho-hum! And if the kids find the food we packed too boring, they might not eat it. As parents, we need to reach out to them with a powerful message of fun! Surprising them with newly-dressed old sandwiches can do the trick. Let's try with this simple sandwich!

Lunchbox tuna and mayonnaise sandwich rolls recipe

Makes 5 sandwiches

Ingredients:

  • 9 ounces canned tuna (preferably preserved in olive oil), drained
  • 5 tablespoons mayonnaise (adjust amount)
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 5 long sandwich breads

Directions:

  1. In a bowl, mix the tuna, mayonnaise, salt and pepper. Adjust the quantity of the ingredients according to how you want it.
  2. Flatten the bread lightly with a rolling pin.
  3. Spread the tuna and mayonnaise on the bread. Roll to close then secure with a colorful paper napkin and a string.

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