Tuna melts are the ultimate sandwich with a flavorful fish mixture, melty cheddar cheese, and freshly sliced tomatoes all melted together in a skillet on crispy, golden bread. So easy to make and delicious, this sandwich will literally melt in your mouth!
Prep Time10 minutesmins
Cook Time5 minutesmins
Total Time15 minutesmins
Course: Dinner, Main Course
Keyword: Tuna Melt, Tuna Melt Recipe
Author: Alyssa Rivers
1/4cupred onion,finely chopped
salt and pepper,to taste
8slicescheddar cheese,more if you want a layer on the bottom
In a medium sized bowl combine the tuna, mayonnaise, celery, red onion, dijon mustard, parsley, salt and pepper.
Butter one side of each slice of bread. Putting the butter side down add the cheese on the unbuttered side. Add the tuna mixture on top. Top with tomato and additional cheese.
Preheat a skillet to medium heat. Add the sandwich on the skillet and heat for about 2-3 minutes until cheese starts to melt and it is golden brown. Flip to the other side and cook until the cheese is fully melted and sandwich is golden brown.
Preheat a broiler. Spread the bread butter side up and toast for a couple of minutes. Top with cheese, tuna mixture and Broil for 2-3 miutes until cheese is melted.
Originally posted February 11, 2020Updated on April 6, 2023