Meal Type, Sandwiches & Burgers

Pesto Tuna Baguette Sandwich

This pesto tuna baguette sandwich is the perfect summer sandwich. Fresh basil pesto mixed with olive oil canned yellowfin tuna and piled high on a baguette with arugula and hard boiled eggs. You’ll love this sandwich!

Original recipe courtesy of Nutmeg Nanny.

Total Time 2-4 Servings
5 5 0

Wow!! First time buyer, and I’ll never go back to other company. Light, flaky and moist yet flavorful. Albacore Tuna with Olive Oil is delicious. Genova is my new brand in seafood.

Utica, New York
5 5 0

Hands down the best canned tuna I've ever had. Always in nice meaty chunks, and the taste is out of this world.

Del Norte, Colorado
5 5 0

REALLY enjoyed Genova's Yellowfin Tuna in Olive Oil. Firm, flavorful and filling! Unique packaging! #GenovaSeafood

Fort Collins, Colorado
5 5 0

Absolutely adore the yellowfin tuna with olive oil. I can eat it straight without adding any extras, it also is extremely healthy! I never knew I could LOVE tuna, especially without mayo!

5 5 0

Love it. Best tuna that we can get in the U.S. Closest thing to the freshness of the tuna we bring back from Italy.

Waterbury, Connecticut
5 5 0

I just tried Genova tuna in oil for the first time. I have to say it is some of the freshest tasting tuna I have tried. I am hooked! #GenovaSeafood

San Antonio, Texas
6 5 5 0


  • 2 (5 ounce) cans olive oil packed Genova yellowfin tuna
  • 4 tablespoons basil pesto, divided
  • 1 (12 inch) baguette, cut in half lengthwise
  • Baby arugula
  • 3 hard boiled eggs, quartered
  • Kosher salt
  • Fresh cracked pepper


  1. Open the yellowfin tuna and drain off any extra olive oil. In a small bowl add the tuna and 2 tablespoons of the basil pesto. Mix gently and set aside.
  2. Spread the remaining pesto on the top and bottom of the inside of the baguette.
  3. Add baby arugula to the bottom section of the baguette, top with the desired amount of pesto tuna and then top with hard boiled eggs. Season the sandwich with a little kosher salt and fresh cracked pepper and top with remaining baguette half.