Tuna Saurus Rex !

Colleen Sowa


My daughter Noel made up this recipe quite some time ago for her children.

These are fun tuna sandwiches for kids... We add veggies to the tuna mixture and our children eat it just fine, but if you have picky eaters... feel free to adjust the recipe accordingly!

We bought the dinosaur sandwich cutter at Wal-Mart. We have a few different shaped cutters... and they make lunches fun!

*** We use the cutters on lunch meat sandwiches too.. and fun grilled cheeses!



★★★★★ 1 vote

8 dinosaurs (more if you want)
20 Min
No-Cook or Other



  • 7 large
    leafs romain lettuce (shredded or chopped)
  • 8
    green onions (chopped small)
  • 5 small
    cans tuna in water (drained)
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    emeril's original essence
  • 1 c

  • 8 slice
    bread of your choice

  • 1
    dinosaur sandwich cutter

How to Make Tuna Saurus Rex !


  1. Chop up the veggies and put into a bowl. Add drained tuna, Emeril's Original Essence and the mayonnaise. Stir together well.
  2. Set a slice of bread on a plate or cutting board. Put desired amount of tuna filling on the bread and spread it to cover bread. Place second slice of bread on top of tuna layer.
  3. Place dinosaur cutter on top of the sandwich. Press down firmly (wiggle gently if needed), to cut the sandwich into the shapes. Gently remove cutter.
  4. Place on a plate and serve plain or with raw veggies.

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About Tuna Saurus Rex !

Main Ingredient: Fish
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy
Hashtags: #Fun, #Kids, #fish

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