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CLASSIC TUNA MELT


Description

This classic tuna melt sandwich is the ultimate comfort food.  Buttery, toasted sourdough bread with a savory filling that has just the right amount of crunch is sure to please your whole family.


Ingredients

Scale

8 slices sourdough bread

2 tablespoons butter 

2 (6-ounce) cans Albacore white tuna, drained well

2 tablespoons grated sweet onion, dried on a paper towel

⅓ cup mayonnaise

1 tablespoon minced celery

12 sweet pickles, finely minced and dried on a paper towel

1 tablespoon freshly minced parsley

6 slices cheddar cheese


Instructions

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.  Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or a Silpat mat.  Set aside.

Butter one side of each slice of bread.  Set aside.

In a medium bowl, combine the tuna, onion. Mayonnaise, celery, pickles, and parsley.

Lay 4 slices of bread, buttered side down, on the prepared baking sheet.

Top each slice with 1 ½ slices of cheese.

Spread the tuna mixture over the cheese slices.  

Top with the remaining bread slices, buttered side up.

Bake in the preheated oven for 6 – 8 minutes until the bread is toasted and the cheese is melted.

Serve hot.

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 8 minutes
  • Category: Main Dish
  • Method: Bake
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: classic tuna melt, comfort food, weeknight meal ideas, tuna recipes, sandwich recipes,