Creamy Tuna Melt

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by woodland hues

An adopted recipe given a facelift. Serves 4 for a light lunch with a side salad, or 2 to 3 for supper.

Top Review by lynnputt

Very good light lunch. Modified slightly, left out ricotta cheese & brocolli and used toast not bagels.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place broiler rack in position under broiler and turn on broiler.
  2. Saute garlic,celery and onion in a small amount of oil or butter in a skillet. Cook until onion is just tender.
  3. Drain tuna and add to skillet along with ricotta cheese, broccoli, mayonnaise, and lemon juice. Cook long enough to warm ingredients through, perhaps 3 minutes, stirring frequently.
  4. If you like your bagels to be a bit toasted, place them under broiler while tuna mixture is warming up.
  5. Place bagel halves, split side up, in baking dish. Spread tuna mixture over top covering all and sprinkle cheese over top of mixture.
  6. Broil 2 or 3 minutes, until cheese melts.
  7. Serve at once.
  8. Broil 3 to 4 inches from the heat until the cheddar melts, about 5 minutes.

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