Tuna and lemon mayonnaise wraps recipe

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Tuna and lemon mayonnaise wraps
  • healthy
Preparation Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Cost RangeCheap
Nutrition Per PortionRDA
Calories446 Kcal22%
Sugar4.9 g5%
Fat20.6 g29%
Saturated Fat3.1 g16%
Salt2.1 gRow 4 - Cell 2
Protein27.2 g54%
Carbohydrates41.3 g16%
Salt2.1 gRow 7 - Cell 2

Tender tuna chunks drizzled with lemon, tossed with tomatoes, and wrapped in a simple white bread wrap.

These easy tuna and lemon mayonnaise wraps take just five minutes to make in total. They are ideal for picnics. Wrap in tinfoil and pop in a sandwich bag with ice packs to enjoy at lunchtime.


  • 160g can tuna chunks in brine, drained
  • 2-3tbsp mayonnaise
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 plain ready to eat white wrap bread
  • 2 small little gem lettuce, trimmed, washed and finely sliced
  • 1 tomato, quartered, deseeded and finely chopped
  • Squeeze of lemon




  1. Pop the tuna in a bowl and add enough mayonnaise to bind. Season to taste with lemon, salt and freshly ground black pepper.
  2. Lay the wraps on a work surface. Scatter with the lettuce and chopped tomato.
  3. Dollop the tuna mix on top. Fold the edges of the wrap in slightly to encase the filling, then roll up to make a fat sausage shape. Cut each wrap in half and serve.

Top tips for making tuna and lemon mayonnaise wraps

Swap the white wraps for granary or wholemeal instead of a healthier option. You could also use this filling as a sandwich filling, jacket potato topping or you could even try making your own homemade pitta bread, which can be filled with this delicious tuna and lemon mayonnaise combo.

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Jessica Dady
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Jessica Dady is Food Editor at GoodtoKnow and has over 11 years of experience as a digital editor, specialising in all things food, recipes, and SEO. From the must-buy seasonal food hampers and advent calendars for Christmas to the family-friendly air fryers that’ll make dinner time a breeze, Jessica loves trying and testing various food products to find the best of the best for the busy parents among us. Over the years of working with GoodtoKnow, Jessica has had the privilege of working alongside Future’s Test Kitchen to create exclusive videos - as well as writing, testing, and shooting her own recipes. When she’s not embracing the great outdoors with her family at the weekends, Jessica enjoys baking up a storm in the kitchen with her favourite bakes being chocolate chip cookies, cupcakes, and a tray of gooey chocolate brownies