Classic Tuna Melt

Classic Tuna Melt
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  • Recipe Yield: 4

A lunchtime favorite!


  • 1 (6.4 oz.) Pouch or 2 (2.6 oz.) Pouches or 2 (5 oz.) Cans - Chunk Light or Albacore White Tuna (if using cans, chunked and drained)
  • 2 Tbsp. dried chopped onions
  • 2 Tbsp. mayonnaise
  • 1 Tbsp. finely chopped celery or pickle relish
  • 8 slices bread
  • 4 slices cheese (cheddar, American, pepper jack or mozzarella)


  • In a medium bowl, combine tuna, mayonnaise, onion and celery; mix well.
  • Top 4 of the slices of bread with 1 slice cheese each. Spread tuna mixture over cheese slices and top with remaining bread slices.
  • Spread each sandwich with additional mayonnaise; place in skillet. Cook on medium heat until lightly browned on both sides.
Servings Per Container: 4 Serving Size: 1 sandwich (147g)
Amount Per Serving DV%*
Calories 400
Total Fat 29g 45%
Saturated Fat 7g 35%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 45mg 15%
Sodium 900mg 38%
Total Carbohydrate 26g 9%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 4g
Protein 19g
Vitamin A 6%
Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 35%
Iron 8%

*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.