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Vegan Tuna Sandwich - The Flexitarian

Vegan Tuna Sandwich

This vegan tuna sandwich makes a quick and tasty lunch. Made from chickpeas, it gets its “fishy” taste from nori and capers. 
5 from 1 vote
DieTARY CHOICEDairy-Free Recipes, Egg-Free Recipes, Gluten-Free Recipes, High Fibre Recipes, Low Fat Recipes, Nut-Free Recipes, Raw Recipes, Soya-Free Recipes, Vegan Recipes
Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Kids’ Favourites, Kids’ Lunchbox, Sandwiches & Wraps
Cuisine American, English
Servings 2 people
Calories 615 kcal


  • Blender


  • 400 g can chickpeas
  • 125 ml vegan mayonnaise
  • 1 sheet of nori
  • 1 small garlic
  • 2 Tbsp capers with brine
  • 1/2 tsp cider vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 3 Tbsp corn - from a can
  • 1 small celery stalk
  • 1/2 red onion


  • slices of bread
  • slices of cucumber
  • watercress


  • Mash drained chickpeas to a paste.
  • In a blender, whizz together mayonnaise, nori sheet, garlic, capers with brine, cider vinegar, lemon juice and Dijon mustard.
  • Add to chickpeas alongside with corn, finely chopped celery and finely chopped onion.
  • Place some watercress on a slice of bread. Top with tuna chickpea mix, cucumber slices and and another slice of bread.


Serving: 250gCalories: 615kcalCarbohydrates: 40gProtein: 11gFat: 45gSaturated Fat: 5gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 1155mgPotassium: 396mgFiber: 10gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 111IUVitamin C: 7mgCalcium: 82mgIron: 3mg
Keyword sandwich, tuna
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