Tuna Melt (or Salad) Supreme

Total Time
10mins
Prep 7 mins
Cook 3 mins

Most requested quick fix lunch for the working stiffs in our home. Searched and searched for something similar (#109698 came close). Try this! Splendidly simple and surprisingly delicious. Although I always "eyeball" measurments - I think this is pretty close.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (12 ounce) canof solid albacore tuna (drained)
  • 14 cup diced banana pepper, drain on paper towel prior to chopping (pepperonocini)
  • 14 cup olive, chopped (green, pimento stuffed)
  • 12 cup mayonnaise, enough to make a creamy,but not soupy salad,no salt needed (enough in the olives and peppers)
  • 6 slices monterey jack pepper cheese (1 ounce each slice)
  • 6 English muffins, halves or 6 toasted bread, of choice

Directions

  1. Drain tuna well.
  2. Set almost empty cans on floor and allow pets to clean.
  3. Chop drained peppers and olives.
  4. Mix tuna, peppers and olives with mayo.
  5. Toast muffin halves/bread of choice.
  6. Preheat broiler (or use your toaster oven).
  7. Pile salad onto toasted bread, and top with Pepper Jack cheese.
  8. Place open faced sandwiches on cookie sheet.
  9. Broil until cheese is melted and bubbling.
  10. (If using toaster oven, place on baking insert and use the"toaster" setting-once or twice depending on how hot your toaster/oven gets).
  11. Also great without the bread- use as a dip with crackers and/or vegies (hot or cold).

Reviews

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I've had tuna with banana peppers and olives before, but never thought of making it into a tuna melt. The flavors work really well together. Thanks for posting! Made for Bargain Basement tag.

Chocolatl January 15, 2010

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