Simple Tuna Melt

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  • Published Nov 16th
  • Ready In10m
  • Servings1
  • Calories608
This is a fast and delicious tuna melt that I've been making for years!

Simple Tuna Melt Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Simple Tuna Melt for 1 serving:

  • 1 (5 ounce) can tuna, drained and flaked
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 2 slices whole wheat bread
  • 2 teaspoons chopped dill pickle
  • 1/4 cup shredded sharp Cheddar cheese

Simple Tuna Melt Cooking Instructions

  • Prep3m
  • Cook7m
  • Ready In10m

To cook Simple Tuna Melt, you need about 3 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Simple Tuna Melt is about 7 minutes , and you can serve your Simple Tuna Melt within 10 minutes . The following are the steps to cook Simple Tuna Melt easily:

  1. 1 Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Place bread slices in the oven to toast while it preheats, and while you make the tuna salad.
  2. 2 In a small bowl, mix together the tuna, mayonnaise, salt, balsamic vinegar, mustard and dill pickle until well blended. Remove bread from the oven, and pile the tuna mixture onto one slice. Sprinkle cheese over the other slice of bread.
  3. 3 Bake for 7 minutes in the preheated oven, or until cheese is melted and tuna is heated through. Place the cheese side of the sandwich on top of the tuna side. Cut in half and serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 608 calories; 34.2 grams of fat; 26.8 grams of carbohydrates; 46.8 grams of protein; 78 milligrams of cholesterol; 1028 milligrams of sodium.

  1. May 3rd 2012

    We really liked this. It sounds like "brooklynsurecooks" is off his meds.....just sayin:)

  2. Jan 1st 2011

    I love sandwiches and I love this recipe. It's easy to make and tastes delicious!

  3. Apr 24th 2010

    We really enjoyed this! I love the addition of the balsamic vinegar and dijon mustard, which in my opinion is what makes this recipe stand out. Also, be sure to taste this first because you ...

  4. Feb 8th 2010

    What it lacks in pizazz it makes up for with mush. This is a homely sandwich -- Swiffering in sweatpants, shopping without makeup, watching Rachael Ray. It forgives you your lack of properly ...

  5. Jul 15th 2008

    fantastic!I used cheese slices and four slices of white bread and put tuna and a cheese slice on each piece. Then after taking out of the oven I placed the slices together making two sandwiches!

  6. Apr 29th 2008

    I put the toast in like the recipe said and then when it was done preheating I put all the goodies on 4 minutes my sandwhich was pretty much burnt. Also in case anyone wants to ki ...

  7. Sep 10th 2007

    This was an excellent, yet basic tuna melt recipe. It was not too difficult to prepare, and it was so tasty. I enjoyed the balsalmic, dijon and dill pickle flavors, they blend well togethe ...

  8. Jan 26th 2006

    This is delicious, fast, and easy to make because everything is on hand! It doesn't need the salt though, I've never added it. I make it as an open faced sandwich and just let the cheese m ...

  9. Dec 19th 2005

    Uber-quick and easy to make, and tastes great to boot. Have discovered that certain brands of tuba make this filling a little more watery than desired. Bumble bee is the best brand I've fo ...