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Tuna Cheese-Waffle Sandwiches

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min


4 sandwiches

Tuna Cheese-Waffle Sandwiches Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 5 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons cream cheese, softened
  • 2 cans light tuna in water (5 ounces each), well drained
  • 1 celery rib, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped red onion
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup diced dill pickle, divided
  • 4 large eggs, beaten
  • 2 cups shredded extra sharp cheddar cheese
  • 8 slices tomato
  • Lettuce leaves, optional


  1. Preheat waffle maker. In a large bowl, whisk mayonnaise and cream cheese until smooth. Add tuna, celery, onion, parsley, lemon juice, and 2 tablespoons of chopped pickles. Set aside.
  2. In a separate bowl, whisk eggs. In the preheated waffle maker sprinkle 1/2 cup cheese and half the remaining pickles. Pour half the egg mixture over the cheese. Top with 1/2 cup of cheese. Close lid and bake according to manufacturer's directions until golden brown, 4-5 minutes. Repeat with remaining ingredients.
  3. Spread the tuna mixture evenly over half of the waffle pieces; top with tomatoes, lettuce leaves if desired and remaining waffle pieces to make sandwiches.

Nutrition Facts

1 sandwich: 515 calories, 39g fat (16g saturated fat), 281mg cholesterol, 881mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 1g fiber), 34g protein.

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