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Tuna and Lime Gelatin


Photo: Bruce Murray/VisionFire Studios

Light tasting, perfect for picnics, this sandwich can be prepared the day before.

Correction: The instructions in the summer 2019 print edition omitted a step. The recipe below is correct. East Coast Living regrets the error.

Recipe courtesy of Recipe courtesy of Joy Remer, St. Andrews, N.B.


  • 1 package lime gelatin
  • ½ cup boiling water
  • 1 tin of drained white tuna
  • 1 carrot, finely grated
  • 3 green onions, white part only, chopped fine
  • ½ cup whipped salad dressing
  • ½ cup whipping cream


  1. In a small bowl, combine gelatin and boiling water. let set in fridge for 30 minutes
  2. In another bowl, mix tuna, grated carrot, green onion, whipped salad dressing, whipping cream until combined, about two minutes. Add gelatin.
  3. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate overnight.
  4. To assemble, spread filling on a slice of bread, top with additional bread, remove crusts, and quarter.

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