Fast Fuel: Open Faced Tuna Sandwich

This fast and protein filled meal will become a favorite staple in any athlete’s meal plan.

Serves: 2


  • 4 large slices of gluten free bread
  • 6 cans of tuna (Wild Planet Brand)
  • 4-6 pastured eggs
  • 2 cups mayonnaise (Spectrum Organic Mayonnaise with Olive Oil)
  • Small tomato sliced
  • Small onion sliced
  • 4-6 large green leaf lettuce pieces
  • Juice of one fresh lemon
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Boil, peel, and slice eggs.
  2. Drain tuna in a large colander. Be mindful to remove all moisture.
  3. In a bowl mix mayonnaise, lemon juice, and spices.
  4. Set aside 2-3 tablespoons for topping.
  5. Mix drained tuna with mayonnaise blend.
  6. Toast bread slices.
  7. Stack each piece of toast with the following, in this order: Toast, 1 leaf of lettuce, 4- 6 slices of boiled egg, 2-3 slices of onion, 2 slices of tomato, large scoop of tuna mix then drizzle with extra mayonnaise blend.
  8. Enjoy!

More quick meal ideas for busy athletes:

Fast Fuel: Winter Salad with Kale, Pomegranate, and Butternut Squash