How To Make Subway Tuna Sandwich At Home

Subway Tuna Sandwich

One of the most famous sandwiches at Subway is their tuna sandwich. Loaded with refreshing veggies and succulent flavors the Subway tuna sandwich is delightful. Today, we will be helping you to get this sandwich done right in your kitchen.

I don’t understand why would you want to pay extra at Subway when you can make these sandwiches at your home very easily. There was a time when I visited Subway very frequently, but now I always make these sandwiches at home as I can customize them according to my taste. Let’s see how easy it is to make these sandwiches.

For Subway’s Subway Tuna Sandwich, you’ll need mayo, tuna, tomato, lettuce, pickle, onion, cheese slices and bread. First, refrigerate the tuna chunks in a bowl. Then add mayo, lemon juice and salt. Put this mixture on bread. Then place lettuce, tomato, onion, pickles and cheese in the bread. The sandwich is ready.

Want to make the bread healthier? You can use millet and its substitutes. This was just a brief about how Subway makes their sandwiches. To know the exact copycat recipe, make sure you follow the complete recipe below. But before getting the instructions, check out our other copycat recipes below.

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What Equipment Will You Need To Make Subway Tuna Sandwich?

  • Bowl – A large bowl would suffice to mix all of the ingredients needed to make the Subway tuna sandwich.

How Much Time Will You Need To Make Subway Tuna Sandwich?

Preparation TimeCooking TimeTotal Time
15 Minutes15 Minutes

What Ingredients Will You Need To Make Subway Tuna Sandwich?

  • Mayonnaise – The custardy texture of the mayonnaise will help you in making a smooth mixture for the sandwich.
  • Tuna Chunks – It is advisable that you shred the tuna chunks. The mild and tender flavor of fish is the star of the dish.
  • Tomato – Add some tomato slices to the Subway sandwich.
  • Lettuce – Fresh lettuce added to the tuna sandwich will add the crunchiness.
  • Pickle – Slight tart and spicy sharpness will be added to the tuna sandwich with pickle slices.
  • Red Onion These are some of the basic veggies which must be added to the sandwich for a good crunch. You can, however, add more veggies if you feel like.
  • Cheese Slices– Add some cheesy goodness to the sandwich with two slices of cheese.
  • Salt– Add according to your taste preferences.
  • Bread– If you are looking for a healthier option, it is strongly advocated that you should try multigrain bread or brown bread.
  • Lemon Juice– Add some zest to the sandwich with lemon juice.
Tuna sandwich loaded with veggies

Steps To Make Subway Tuna Sandwich

1. Make The Tuna Mix!

In a large container, add chunks of tuna that have been refrigerated overnight. Add a dollop of mayonnaise and mix it well. To this mixture, add salt and lemon juice.

2. Wrap It Up

Take a toasted slice of bread and spread this mixture evenly. You can add the vegetables you would like to go along with it. Top it up with crunchy lettuce, cheese and savory pickles. The sandwich will be ready to chow!

Nutritional Value

Calories480 kcal
Carbohydrates44 g
Protein22 g
Fat24 g
Sodium620 mg
Cholesterol45 mg

How Will Subway Tuna Sandwich Look And Taste Like?

Subway tuna sandwich is an authentic sandwich filled with fresh veggies and delish flavors. The classic tuna toppings include lettuce, tomatoes, pickles, onions, and some flavorful sauces. Begin to chow the tuna sandwich that is refreshing, juicy, and satiating.

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Subway Tuna Sandwich Recipe

Subway Tuna Sandwich Recipe

One of the most famous sandwiches at Subway is their tuna sandwich. And today, I am going to tell you how you can make the exact Subway tuna sandwich at your home.
3.43 from 54 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course copycat
Cuisine American
Servings 1
Calories 480 kcal


  • Bowl


  • 1 cup Mayonnaise
  • 2 cans Tuna Chunks
  • 4 Tomato slices
  • ½ cup Shredded Lettuce
  • 6 Pickle Slices
  • 3 slices Red Onion
  • 2 Cheese Slices
  • 1 tbsp Salt
  • 1 Bread
  • ½ cup Lemon Juice


  • In a bowl, add tuna chunks and refrigerate them.
  • Add mayonnaise and mix it well.
  • After that, add lemon juice and salt mix it properly.
  • Take a piece of bread and put the mixture on it.
  • Now, put shredded lettuce on the bread. Then put tomato slices and onion rings on it. On top of the onions, add pickle slices and cheese.
  • Place the other side of the bread on it and your subway tuna sandwich is ready to serve.



Calories: 480kcalCarbohydrates: 44gProtein: 22gFat: 24gCholesterol: 45mgSodium: 620mg
Keyword American, Subway, Subway Tuna Sandwich
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What goes on a tuna sub at Subway?

 Subway tuna sandwich is topped wild caught tuna blended with creamy mayo then topped with your choice of crisp, fresh veggies.

What cheese goes with tuna?

The best combination of cheese with tuna is provolone and extra sharp cheddar.

Do you put eggs in tuna fish?

The addition of chopped boiled eggs makes this tuna salad extra creamy and filling. However, the subway tuna sandwich is customizable which makes it even more delicious.

What to add to tuna to make it taste better?

Tuna tastes good raw or canned and can be eaten by itself. However, tuna will taste better if you add avocado, bell pepper, tomatoes, cream cheese or corn to it. 

Now, it’s time for you to make these awesome Subway tuna sandwiches at your home. I request you to leave your valuable suggestions and queries in the comment section below. I’ll try to get back to you as soon as possible.

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