Chef Curtis Stone’s Tuna Salad Sandwich Recipe

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(Last Updated On: April 4, 2024)

You are going to love this Tuna Salad Sandwich Recipe from Chef Curtis Stone! Enjoy this tuna salad on your next picnic or anytime.

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Chef Curtis Stone’s Tuna Salad Sandwich

As the weather warms up and the sun beckons us outdoors, picnics become an irresistible option for families and friends alike. And what better way to elevate your picnic experience than with a delectable sandwich? Enter Chef Curtis Stone’s Tuna Salad Picnic Sandwich! Now, I love just about any tuna sandwich, but give your plain ole’ tuna sandwich a little piazza thanks to Chef Curtis Stone’s culinary genius.

Who is Curtis Stone?

Before we serve up the recipe, let’s take a moment to appreciate the culinary magician behind it. Curtis Stone is an internationally renowned chef, television personality, and author hailing from Australia. With a career spanning several decades, Chef Stone has garnered accolades for his innovative approach to cooking and his commitment to using fresh, seasonal ingredients. Remember that time I went shopping with him? I still have to pitch myself every time I think about it!

Why Choose Curtis Stone’s Recipe?

Chef Curtis Stone’s Tuna Salad Picnic Sandwich stands out for several reasons:

  • Flavor Harmony: The combination of creamy tuna salad, fresh herbs, zesty lemon, and crisp vegetables creates a harmonious blend of flavors that is simply irresistible.
  • Quality Ingredients: Using quality ingredients such as fresh basil, kalamata olives, and ciabatta bread elevates the sandwich to a gourmet level, ensuring a satisfying culinary experience.
  • Picnic Perfect: This sandwich is designed for picnics, making it easy to transport and enjoy outdoors without compromising on taste or texture.
  • Customizable: Feel free to customize the sandwich according to your preferences. Add extra herbs, swap ingredients, or adjust seasoning to suit your taste buds.

Whether you’re planning a picnic, a beach outing, or simply craving a delicious sandwich at home, Chef Curtis Stone’s Tuna Salad Picnic Sandwich recipe is sure to delight your senses and leave you wanting more. So, gather your ingredients, pack your picnic basket, and indulge in a culinary adventure that celebrates the joys of outdoor dining in style!

The Tuna Salad Picnic Sandwich Recipe

Now, here is Chef Curtis Stone’s Tuna Salad Picnic Sandwich Recipe, be sure to Print It and Pin It so that you can make it again and again.

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Chef Curtis Stone’s Tuna Salad Sandwich Recipe

5 from 2 votes
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Course: Sandwich
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 4
Author: Chef Curtis Stone


  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup pitted Kalamata olives drained
  • 1 lemon zest finely grated, juiced
  • 1 baguette split open
  • One 5-oz. can Fisherman’s Wharf water-packed tuna drained
  • 1 tbs. drained capers coarsely chopped
  • 1 tbs. chopped shallot
  • 1/2 cup fresh basil leaves torn
  • 2 hard-boiled eggs sliced
  • 2 vine-ripened tomatoes sliced
  • 1/4 English hothouse cucumber, thinly sliced


  • In small food processor, blend mayonnaise, sour cream, olives, lemon zest, and 2 tbs. lemon juice. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Lay open baguette on cutting board and tear out most of soft interior of bread (reserve bread interior for another use like bread crumbs). Spread mayonnaise mixture over both halves of baguette. Flake tuna over baguette bottom. Sprinkle capers and shallots over tuna. Top with basil and egg slices, then tomatoes and cucumbers. Cover with top half of baguette.
  • Cut into 4 sandwiches and serve.
  • Enjoy!


Make-Ahead: Sandwich can be made up to 4 hours ahead, wrapped in plastic and refrigerated.
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9 thoughts on “Chef Curtis Stone’s Tuna Salad Sandwich Recipe

  1. 5 stars
    This sounds like a really good (and healthy) sandwich, light and perfect for Summer! My husband is going to love it, thank you so much for sharing! 🙂

  2. Everybody has their own version of tuna salad. It’s so good and so easy to make, why not? I just made a new version this wk., and now it is my favorite. Who knows, now this one here could be my new favorite.

  3. Love tuna salad! Definitely gonna whip this together for my family! We love having picnic with tuna salad sandwiches!

  4. 5 stars
    I usually eat tuna or egg sandwich at my lunch. My recipes are very simple one so I’d love to try this deluxe version of recipe. I cannot wait to make it tommorrow!

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