Beef and Tuna Panini

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Mixing tuna, mayo and beef is a classic of Italian cuisine, often served as a starter or as a buffet dish. This version is served in a panini, for easy transport!

Preparation : 15 min
540 calories/serving
  • Can be done in advance
  • Very easy
  • Gluten Free
  • Lactose Free
  • Nuts & Peanuts Free
  • Halal
  • Kosher
  • Heart-healthy


4 gluten-free panino rolls 400 g
160 g roast beef (cooked), thinly sliced
3 tbsp capers 26 g
160 g tuna, canned
3 tbsp mayonnaise 40 g
2 tbsp soy beverage, unsweetened, fortified 30 mL
2 tsp lemon juice, freshly squeezed 1/4 lemon
1 curly leaf lettuce 360 g

Before you start

A blender or food processor will be very useful for this recipe.


  1. Place the tuna in a food processor. Add the capers, mayonnaise, soy beverage, and lemon juice, and mix for a few seconds until a smooth consitency is obtained. Add a little extra milk if the sauce is too dense to your taste.
  2. Slice each panini into 2 halves lengthwise, then arrange the roast beef slices into the 2 halves. Spoon the tuna sauce on top of the beef, add the lettuce and serve.

Nutrition Facts Table

per 1 serving (260g)


% Daily Value




18 g

28 %

Saturated 3.5 g
+ Trans 0.1 g

18 %


40 mg


860 mg

36 %


56 g

19 %


3 g

13 %


2 g

Net Carbs

53 g


36 g

Vitamin A

51 %

Vitamin C

19 %


12 %


43 %

Servings of Canada's Food Guide

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to :
Vegetables and Fruits : 1 serving
Grain Products : 3 ½ servings
Milk and Alternatives : 0 serving
Meat and Alternatives : 1 servings


This recipe is :
Diet-related health claims  :
Excellent source of  :
Folacin, Iron, Manganese, Niacin, Phosphorus, Selenium, Vitamin A, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B2, Vitamin K, Zinc
Good source of  :
Magnesium, Pantothenic Acid, Potassium, Vitamin B6, Vitamin D, Vitamin E
Source of  :
Calcium, Copper, Fibre, Omega-6, Vitamin C
Low  :
Cholesterol, Saturated Fat
Free  :
Added Sugar, Trans Fat


1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to :
Food Group Exchanges
Starches 3 ½
Fruits 0
Vegetables 0
Meat and Alternatives 3
Fats 2 ½

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