Easy Tuna Melt Recipe

1
2
3
4
5
5 from 1 vote
Jump To Recipe
Avatar Author's default profile picture
Recipes.net Team Modified: March 1, 2022

If you love tuna sandwiches, then you’ll love this effortless tuna melt recipe! Don’t have an oven? Use a toaster to make this savory warm sandwich or grill it on the stovetop.

Easy Tuna Melt Recipe

How To Make Easy Tuna Melt

This tuna melt recipe has savory and tangy flavors that will satisfy your tastebuds.

Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 10 mins
Total: 25 mins
Serves:

Ingredients

For Tuna Filling:

  • 16 oz tuna in water, canned, drained
  • ¼ cup mayonnaise
  • ¼ cup celery, finely chopped
  • ¼ cup red onions, finely chopped
  • ¼ cup carrots, finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp grain mustard, or 1 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • salt and ground black pepper, to taste

For Sandwich:

  • 1 baguette, cut into 8 angled slices
  • 14 oz cheddar, (16 slices)
  • 8 oz tomatoes
  • ¾ cup olive oil
  • cooking spray

For Serving:

  • 1 sprig parsley, per serving
  • 2 cups potato fries, per serving

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees F.

  2. Prepare your tuna filling first. Combine all ingredients in a mixing bowl.

  3. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Adjust accordingly. Mix until evenly incorporated and set aside.

  4. Place your baguette slices onto your greased baking sheet and brush these with olive oil on all sides. Transfer to the oven.

  5. Briefly toast the bread until slightly crispy but still soft on certain areas, no more than 5 minutes.

  6. Layer 2 slices of cheese on all baguette slices, then place roughly 3 tablespoons of the tuna filling on 4 of the baguette slices.

  7. Next, place roughly 2 ounces of tomatoes on top of the tuna filling, then cover with another baguette slice. You should have 4 assembled sandwiches in this way.

  8. Top with another baguette then return back to the oven. Bake just until cheese starts melting, no more than 5 minutes.

  9. Serve these alongside potato fries or a side salad of your choice. You may also halve the sandwiches and hold these in place with a decorative skewer.

Nutrition

  • Sugar: 4g
  • :
  • Calcium: 813mg
  • Calories: 1451kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 73g
  • Cholesterol: 151mg
  • Fat: 105g
  • Fiber: 8g
  • Iron: 7mg
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 52g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 14g
  • Potassium: 1084mg
  • Protein: 57g
  • Saturated Fat: 34g
  • Sodium: 2048mg
  • Trans Fat: 1g
  • Vitamin A: 2932IU
  • Vitamin C: 17mg
Nutrition Disclaimer
Chat Bubble Icon Share your own special recipe
Submit Your Own Recipe

Have your own special recipe to share? Submit Your Recipe Today!

Related Recipes

Pasta

Quick and Easy Lasagna Recipe

Lasagna is fairly easy to make. The minty and earthy taste of the herbs mixed with tomatoes is what makes this lasagna dish delicious. Try it at home.
2 hrs 25 mins

Sandwich

Classic Tuna Melt Recipe

This tasty tuna melt makes a simple lunch meal, made even more satisfying and toasty with perfectly melted cheese, fresh veggies, and tender tuna.
18 mins

Sandwich

Open-Faced Tuna Melt Sandwich Recipe

Trim down calories with this crunchy and tangy open-faced tuna melt sandwich! It's packed with melted cheese and crisp veggies for a richer meal.
10 mins

Broil

Tomato Tuna Melts Recipe

Use your summer tomatoes for a healthy and tasty tomato tuna melt. This is a breadless alternative plus you can enjoy the savory cheese of your choice.
5 mins

Hot Chocolate

Slow Cooker Hot Chocolate Recipe

Make your own hot cocoa with this hot chocolate recipe made with chocolate chips and cocoa powder mixed in one delicious drink.
3 hrs 5 mins

Baked

Easy Tuna Melts Recipe

Enjoy a sumptuous lunch with these tuna melts in broiled English muffins, layered with tomato and cheddar cheese. Prep this in 10 minutes!
25 mins

Sandwich

English Muffin Tuna Melts Recipe

Canned tuna is tossed with veggies and mayo to make these delicious tuna melts. They’re topped with cheese, then baked onto creamy goodness!
30 mins

Broil

Honey Garlic Dijon Broiled Salmon Recipe

Honey Garlic Dijon Broiled Salmon seasoned with herbs and b that comes together in just 15 minutes and literally has the best flavor ever! The best salmon of my life!
13 mins
Comments

Leave a comment

Replying to