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This recipe will have you enjoying some hot tuna for a change. Plus, it is easy to make, quick, and oh so tasty.
Hot Tuna Melt serves 1
2 slices wholegrain sourdough bread
½ can tuna fish, chunk light variety in water
2 t mustard
1 t Italian seasoning
1-2 ounces cheddar cheese, sliced or grated – adjust amount to taste.
Lightly spritz a skillet with oil. Heat over medium heat. Butter both sides of the bread.
In mixing bowl, combine tuna, seasoning, and cheese.
Place one slice of bread, buttered side down in skillet.
Place tuna mixture onto the bread in skillet.
Place other piece of bread buttered side up on top.
Cook over medium heat until bread starts to lightly brown.
Flip over with spatula and cook on other side.
You may want to press down on sandwich to tighten the sandwich's seal.
Cut in half. Serve warm.
Serve your tuna melt with a dill pickle. It also goes well with french fries, if desired. For a low calorie accompaniment, serve a mixed greens salad with vinaigrette. You can use whatever type of bread you prefer in this hot tuna melt recipe. We recommend wholegrain sourdough simply because it adds an extra twangy delight to the taste buds.