Amorous Nerdium's Tuna Fish Salad Melts

Made This Recipe? Add Your Photo

Total Time
20mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 10 mins

Spicy rendition of the classic tuna fish salad sandwich covered in melted cheese. You will need a sandwich maker. It is similar to a George Foreman grill, but it is made for sandwiches. It creases the bread to keep the insides from falling out once they melt.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 8 ounces tuna in water, drained well (not oil )
  • 3 large hard-boiled eggs, chopped pretty fine
  • 4 tablespoons mayonnaise (not Miracle Whip )
  • 2 tablespoons mustard
  • 1 teaspoon louisiana hot sauce, roasted pepper
  • 2 tablespoons jalapeno relish
  • 8 slices whole wheat bread
  • 8 slices American cheese, made with real milk (again, not oil )
  • butter

Directions

  1. Pretty simple -- Just mix everything except the bread, cheese, and butter together in a bowl and let it sit for ten minutes or so.
  2. Preheat the sandwich maker.
  3. Butter one side of each piece of bread and lay them face down on a plate.
  4. On 4 pieces of bread, place one piece of cheese each. On top of cheese, divide up the tuna salad evenly. Top the tuna salad with a piece of cheese then a piece of the remaining bread.
  5. Place in sandwich maker and cook three minutes or until golden brown.