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5 from 4 votes

Tuna Melt

My Tuna Melt is an amplified version of the classic tuna sandwich! With crunchy bread, melty cheese and the most delicious tuna mixture, this sandwich trumps all! The ideal dish when you're looking for quick and easy comfort.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Lunch
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4
Calories: 447kcal


  • 6 ounce tuna (2 cans) drained
  • 1/4 cup green onion finely chopped
  • 1 stalk celery finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon fresh tarragon or parsley, chopped
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt or to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper or to taste
  • 2 tablespoon butter softened
  • 8 slices bread any type
  • 4 slices cheddar cheese


  • Preheat the oven to 375F.
  • Mix the tuna, green onion, celery, tarragon, mayonnaise, dijon, lemon juice, salt, and pepper together in a bowl.
  • Butter one side of 8 slices of bread. Place 4 of the slices, butter side down, onto a baking sheet. Divide the tuna mixture and spread over the slices of bread. Top with a slice of cheddar cheese, and then on of the remaining slices of bread, with the butter facing up.
  • Bake for 5-8 minutes, or until the cheese is melty and the bread is toasty.


Serving: 1sandwich | Calories: 447kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 19g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 56mg | Sodium: 868mg | Potassium: 291mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 553IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 236mg | Iron: 3mg