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Tuna Melts Recipe
  • READY IN 25 mins

Tuna Melts

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"Delicious melted cheesy tuna sandwiches."

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Original recipe makes 8 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    10 mins

    25 mins


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. In a mixing bowl, combine sweet onion, drained tuna, mozzarella, and mayonnaise. Mix thoroughly.
  3. Spread tuna mixture on slices of French bread to form a sandwich. Place sandwiches on a cookie sheet.
  4. Bake in a preheated oven for 10 minutes.
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  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

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Most Helpful Positive Review
May 12, 2008

YUM! But seriously, 1 cup of mayo? I used 2 tablespoons. 4 stars because if I would have used 1 cup of mayo, I'm positive this would have been inedible. I omitted the onions, added a shake of garlic salt, and a little dill relish. I've never tried mozzarella on a tuna melt before, but it was awesome. Thank you!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jan 27, 2004

Too much mayonnaise and lacks flavor. Maybe use 1/2 cup of mayonnaise and add some garlic salt and black pepper.

Nov 13, 2008

Years ago my mom used to make chicken melts but she couldn't remember how she made them. As soon as I read this recipe, I knew this was it. She substituted canned chicken for the tuna, same amount of mayo (I used light), onion optional, cheddar cheese on a toasted english muffin. Bake it in the oven until warm and cheese is melted. Yum!! Thanks for helping me recreate my mom's recipe.

Nov 20, 2006

This recipe quickly became a family favorite. My little variation the recipe: I place premade Buttermilk Biscuit dough in muffin molds, top them with the tuna mixture, sprinkle bbq seasoning on top and bake in over according to instructions on pack of biscuit dough. Yummmmmmmmy!

Jun 21, 2012

There is no such thing as too much mayonaise.

Jun 09, 2011

Great tuna melt. I did add about 2T of pickle relish and a few shakes of a garlic/dill seasoning blend. Didn't measure mayo, just eyeballed until I had the consistency I wanted (remember, it will dry out a bit while in the oven).

Sep 28, 2005

This is so easy to make and it is a real treat ... Have tried them both warm and cold - as I wrapped them and brought them along to a picknic..

Jul 23, 2003

WAAAY to much mayo! Mind you, I ate tuna sandwiches throughout my entire third pregnancy because I craved them so badly, (not to mention I love them) and this was a nice change. Try adding a little hot Giardinera relish to zest it up a bit! Thanks P. Kelly!


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  • Calories
  • 483 kcal
  • 24%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 34.1 g
  • 11%
  • Cholesterol
  • 41 mg
  • 14%
  • Fat
  • 27.7 g
  • 43%
  • Fiber
  • 1.5 g
  • 6%
  • Protein
  • 24.5 g
  • 49%
  • Sodium
  • 716 mg
  • 29%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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