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    My Take on Tuna Melts

    My Take on Tuna Melts. Photo by Lavender Lynn

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    10 mins

    5 mins

    5 mins

    JanieTeachGal's Note:

    This is sort of a combination of some of the recipes that I've seen on 'Zaar. I adapted it to what I had on hand. DH was pretty skeptical, but he warned to the idea after first taste.

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 2-3

    Yield:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Prepare the tuna salad by combining tuna, mayonnaise, relish, celery salt, onion salt, and black pepper. Taste and season again, if necessary.
    2. 2
      Meanwhile, toast three slices of bread. (I used Mrs. Baird's Acti-Fiber bread and 2 slices of Honey Wheat bread for DH; really this is a go-with-your-favorite option.) Toasting the bread is extremely important! Don't skip the step.
    3. 3
      Place toast on a cookie sheet. Spread tuna salad on each slice.
    4. 4
      Top each piece of toast with 2 slices roma tomato. Grind fresh black pepper over each slice.
    5. 5
      Cover with cheese. DH used American singles, and I used Pepper Jack. Both were great!
    6. 6
      Set oven to Broil with rack around six inches from the burner. Broil the sandwiches until cheese is "melty and bubbly." Don't turn your back on the oven--the sandwiches go from melty and bubbly to black and burnt in a snap!
    7. 7
      We served this with barbecue potato chips and yogurt for dessert.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on May 20, 2009

      45

      This was good. I toasted my bread a little too much so it was pretty crunchy once I put it in the broiler but the flavor was really good. I used mozzerella on one and american on the other and both were yummy! I also chopped some sweet jalapenos in place of the sweet relish to give it a little kick! Great recipe Janie!!

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    • on April 10, 2009

      55

      This went down a treat. The celery salt made for really great flavour. I used a mix of low-fat mozzerella and jarlsberg. Num nums! Thank you Janie!

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    • on March 29, 2009

      45

      Quick and easy for a nice lunch. I made our melts with swiss and muenster cheese. Loved the way the cheese melted over the tomato under the broiler. Made for PAC Spring 2009.

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    Nutritional Facts for My Take on Tuna Melts

    Serving Size: 1 (249 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 2

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 724.3
     
    Calories from Fat 318
    43%
    Total Fat 35.3 g
    54%
    Saturated Fat 15.9 g
    79%
    Cholesterol 135.1 mg
    45%
    Sodium 1995.8 mg
    83%
    Total Carbohydrate 38.1 g
    12%
    Dietary Fiber 3.4 g
    13%
    Sugars 6.9 g
    27%
    Protein 63.4 g
    126%

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