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.

My photos and recipe.


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20 Min
20 Min


  • 6 Tbsp
  • 2 can(s)
    6oz each solid white tuna, drained
  • 1/4 c
    finely chopped celery
  • 2
    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)
  • 2
    tomatoes, sliced (i used grape tomatoes, what i had)
  • ·
    salt and pepper to taste

How to Make Zippy Tuna Melts


  1. Pre heat oven to broil.
    Combine 4 tablespoons mayonnaise, tuna, celery, scallions, parsley, and vinegar in a bowl. Season with salt and pepper. Set aside.
  2. Combine 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.
  3. Mound 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

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