Open Face Tuna Melt Sandwich

Recipe by C. Taylor
READY IN: 15mins
YIELD: 8 slices


  • 8
    slices saloio bread, cut about 3/4 inch thick and toasted lightly
  • 3
    (6 ounce) cans tuna in water (drained well)
  • 12
    cup mayonnaise (can use light, adjust amount as needed)
  • 14
    cup finely chopped onion
  • 1
    tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1
    tablespoon Old Bay Seasoning
  • salt and pepper
  • 2
    tomatoes, sliced
  • 8
    slices piquante provolone cheese (or swiss)


  • Mix the tuna, mayo, onion, lemon juice, old bay seasoning, salt and pepper. Mix well.
  • Place enough tuna on a toasted slice of bread and spread to cover slice.
  • Top with slice of tomato (or 2 if the tomato slice is small) and then top with a slice of cheese. Place sandwich slices on a cookie sheet.
  • Placing rack not too close to the broiler (about the second one down), broil sandwiches until the cheese is golden brown.