Tuna Melts

Linda Griffith


I am a tuna fish lover but am forever looking for different ways to use it. One of the restaurants downtown used to serve a tuna melt sandwich and it was so good. My version of their sandwich is very similar...It was served with a dill pickle and kettle fries...This picture is from tunasalad.com. I will post one of my own soon.


★★★★★ 1 vote

makes 5 melts
10 Min
15 Min


  • 1 large
    can of waterpacked tuna, drained and flaked
  • 1/4 c
    sweet pickle relish
  • 2 Tbsp
    diced onion
  • 1 small
    jar of diced pimento, well drained
  • 2
    boiled eggs, peeled and chopped
  • 1 pinch
  • 1 Tbsp
    prepared mustard
  • 1/2 c
  • 1 stick
    celery, finely diced and salt and pepper
  • 10 slice
    whole wheat bread
  • 10 slice
    velvetta cheese
  • ·
    butter spread

How to Make Tuna Melts


  1. Mix all ingredients together down to the salt and pepper....
  2. Spread softened butter spread on one side of bread.
  3. Doing only a couple at a time, put two sliced of the bread into a hot skillet, butter side down. Add a piece of the velvetta cheese on the bread followed by a heaping tbs. of tuna. Mash it down flat with you spoon and top with another slice of cheese. Top with final piece of breat, butter side up...When the bread starts smoking just a little bit, carefully flip over with a pancake turner to brown the other side. Remove from skillet when both sides are a golden brown.

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About Tuna Melts

Course/Dish: Fish
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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