Tuna Melts

Tuna Melts

13 reviews, 3.8 star(s). 54% would make again

Ready in 30 minutes

This tuna melt is a toasted sandwich. Very simple and delicious. The nutmeg adds a nice rich flavor.


2 cans tuna
1/4-3/4 cup mayonnaise
1/4 cup onion-chopped
1 stalk celery
1/4 tsp nutmeg
1/4 tsp paprika
4 slices cheese
8 slices bread
2 tablespoons butter; softened

Original recipe makes 4 Servings



Take two cans of tuna and drain the water/vegetable oil from it. Next put the tuna in a bowl and add between 1/4 to 3/4 cup mayonnaise. I like to just add mayo to taste. Then add 1/4 cup of chopped onion and one stalk of celery that is also copped. Stir together. Next add 1/4 tsp of nutmeg and 1/4 tsp of paprika. After that add salt and pepper to taste. You can add more or less nutmeg and paprika to taste also. Take eight slices of bread and butter one side of each, If you do not want to use butter olive oil may be substituted. Place 4 slices of the bread butter side up on a cookie sheet. Put in the oven at 375 degrees F. Take the bread out once golden brown Turn the bread slices upside down and place the tuna mixture on each slice. Add your favorite cheese on top of the tuna mixture and place the other four bread slices butter side up on top of the tuna. Put back into the oven until the bread is golden brown and the cheese is melted.

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Subha19 2y ago

Sorry, i forgot your stars.anyway here's your 5 stars??thanks again,love this recipe so much!!!
zen1969 2y ago

So yummy! Only added salt, pepper, lemon pepper, diced bread/butter chips (I was out of relish), and two cheddar slices (top & bottom) on whole wheat bread.
lucella31 2y ago

Very good! I used green onions, seasoned salt, chili powder, and a boiled egg also. Delish!!
toddsmom93 2y ago

Didn't care for at all. Too runny with so much mayo and bread took too long to brown in oven at 350
jdhmch 2y ago

LOve this!! The hubby was skeptical about this at first but after one bite he was hook!!!
VITini 2y ago

I love tuna and this is a way to maker it fun! Thanks
gabyzucchisatue 2y ago

Kimmi497 3y ago

So good! I will definitely make this again!! I had to use 2 cans of tuna to make 4 melts.
LilMiizMoma 3y ago

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