Open Face BBQ Tuna Melt

Open Face BBQ Tuna Melt
  • Recipe Yield: 100

0 minutes

Created by StarKist®

Ingredients:

  • 13 lb. 7 oz. (5, 43 oz. pouches) StarKist® Chunk Light Tuna in Water
  • 1 qt. + 1 cup chopped celery
  • 1/2 cup + 2 Tbsp. chopped green onion
  • 1 pt. + 1/2 cup chopped red grapes
  • 1 qt. + 1-1/4 cups mayonnaise, reduced fat
  • 3 lbs. 2 oz. shredded mozzarella cheese, lite
  • 100 Whole Grain Sub buns (2 oz.)
  • 3 quarts + ½ cup French Fried Onions, canned
  • 1 Tbsp. + 2 tsp. Old Bay Seasoning
  • 1 qt + 1-1/4 cups BBQ Sauce
  • 20 avocados, sliced into 10 slices each, optional

Directions:

  • 1. Preheat oven to 350° F.
  • 2. In a large bowl, combine tuna, celery, green onion, red grapes, and mayonnaise. Mix gently until all ingredients just hold together.
  • 3. Spray sheet pans with pan release.
  • 4. Place split baked sub buns opened on sheet pans.
  • 5. Dip 3 oz of tuna mixture with #10 scoop (very lightly packed) and spread over both sides of each open-faced sub bun.
  • 6. Top each open sandwich with ½ oz (2 Tbsp) of mozzarella cheese.
  • 7. Bake for about 10 minutes at 350° F in convection oven until cheese melts and sandwich is heated. CCP: Cook until internal temperature is at least 135° F.
  • 8. While sandwiches are cooking, toss onions and Old Bay in a medium size bowl until well blended.
  • 9. Top each baked sandwich with 2 tablespoons (1/4 oz) of the seasoned onions. Drizzle with 1 Tbsp of BBQ sauce. CCP: Hold and serve at 135° F. or above.
  • 10. May serve with a garnish of 2 avocado slides if desired. Note: avocado garnish is not included in the nutrient analysis
Servings Per Container 100
Servings Size 1 sandwich
Amount Per ServingDV%*
Calories339
Total Fat13.62g13.62g
Saturated Fat3.03g3.03g
Cholesterol47.31mg47.31mg
Sodium907.76mg907.76mg
Total Carbohydrate42.47g42.47g
Dietary Fiber3.14g
Protein23.6g%
Vitamin A135.2
Vitamin C2.2mg
Calcium26.52mg
Iron2.77mg

*The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.