Zippy Tuna Melts

Carol Perricone


My girlfriend lives on tuna fish for lunch! lol I know her 40 years, and that is literally all she eats.
She came over yesterday, and I surprised her with this sandwich. It was so flavorful, and delicious. I hope you give it a try.

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20 Min
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6 Tbsp
2 can(s)
6oz each solid white tuna, drained
1/4 c
finely chopped celery
scallions, finely chopped
2 Tbsp
chopped parsley (i used dried)
2 tsp
apple cider vinegar
1 Tbsp
whole grain mustard
1 Tbsp
prepared horseradish
4 slice
rye bread, lightly toasted
4 slice
lacey swiss cheese (or your choice of cheese)
tomatoes, sliced (i used grape tomatoes, what i had)
salt and pepper to taste

How to Make Zippy Tuna Melts


  • 1Pre heat oven to broil.
    Combine 4 tablespoons mayonnaise, tuna, celery, scallions, parsley, and vinegar in a bowl. Season with salt and pepper. Set aside.
  • 2Combine remaining 2 tablespoons mayonnaise with the mustard and horseradish in a bowl. Lightly
    toast rye bread and spread mixture on the slices.
    Arrange on a baking sheet.
  • 3Mound the tuna mixture on top of horseradish. Top the tuna with tomatoes and a slice of cheese. Place baking sheet under broiler, just until cheese is melted. Don't let it burn.

    Serve with pickles, chips, etc. Enjoy!

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About Zippy Tuna Melts

Course/Dish: Sandwiches
Main Ingredient: Fish
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy

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