Season with pepper to taste and set aside. I think the slices help keep the bread from getting soggy, but you can use shredded in the tuna mixture as well. Swiss, cheddar, gouda, any cheese works. Pouch - Chunk Light Tuna in Water. Use a fork to flake apart the tuna and mix everything together. Big Size pouch, StarKist E.V.O.O.® Wild Yellowfin Tuna with Sun-dried Tomato, NEW! Pickles. Big Size pouch, Chicken Creations® BOLD Buffalo Style — 4.5 oz. In small bowl, stir together the tuna, celery, onion and mayonnaise with a fork until well blended. Example: Yes, I would like to receive emails from Eats by the Beach. I use grated onion, celery, and pickles. Again, use what you have on hand. Add the mayonnaise, lemon juice, lots of pepper and a little pinch of salt and fold together. Eats By The Beach is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for our site to earn a small fee by advertising and linking to Amazon.com. Spicy Sweet Chicken Biscuit With Green Chile Cheese Spread. Required fields are marked *, Rate this recipe ★☆ Use whatever you like or have on hand. The classic tuna melt, which combines everything you love about a grilled cheese and a tuna salad sandwich, is beloved at roadside diners and … A tuna melt is topped with a slice of vine ripened tomato (or not), a slice of cheese (cheddar is my preference) then toasted in the oven. ★☆ Not in the mood to chop? Mayonnaise. You can use tuna in a pouch or canned in oil. Spread tuna mixture over cheese slices and top with remaining bread slices. Cheese. Spread tuna mixture over cheese slices and top with remaining bread slices. You don’t want a watery tuna filling. Prep Time: Spread each sandwich with additional mayonnaise; place in skillet. The vegetables and fresh herbs add complexity to the rich sauce. I also like the flavor, but Texas toast, rye, whole wheat, or plain old white bread all work well. In a medium bowl, combine tuna, mayonnaise, onion and celery; mix well. I like the texture of sourdough when its toasted. It all starts with the tuna. Try a ½ teaspoon of onion powder, celery seed, or other herbs to add flavor. Top 4 of the slices of bread with 1 slice cheese each. We will only link to products that we use in our own kitchen. Make this a complete meal by adding in my favorite sweet potato fries and taste the flavor combination. Water-packed tuna is perfect for those who like a full tuna flavor without any additional flavors. ★☆ Thick, meaty short ribs braised in red wine and beef broth makes for the most flavorful, fall-of-the-bone meat. I am, and always will be, a Helmann’s girl. This classic tuna melt is so easy to throw together for a weeknight dinner. Cook on medium heat until lightly browned on both sides. StarKist E.V.O.O.® Wild Yellowfin Tuna with Lemon Pepper, Chunk Light Tuna in Sunflower Oil (Pouch), Reduced Sodium Chunk Light Tuna in Water (Pouch), Low Sodium Albacore White Tuna in Water (Pouch), Solid Yellowfin Tuna in Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Solid Yellowfin Tuna with Roasted Garlic in Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Solid Yellowfin Tuna with Lemon Dill in Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Solid White Albacore Tuna in Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Sardines with Tuscan Style Tomato Sauce in Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Wild Alaskan Pink Salmon - Reduced Sodium, 25% Less Sodium Solid White Albacore Tuna in Water, Chunk White Albacore Tuna in Water - No Salt Added, Lunch To-Go® Chunk Light Mix Your Own Tuna Salad (Can), Lunch To-Go® Chunk White Mix Your Own Tuna Salad (Can), Lunch To-Go® Chunk Light Mix Your Own Tuna Salad (Pouch), Lunch To-Go® Albacore Mix Your Own Tuna Salad (Pouch), Ready-to-Eat Tuna Salad Kit, Original Deli Style, Ready-to-Eat Tuna Salad Kit, Sweet & Spicy, 1 (6.4 oz.) I like the sweetness of a bread and butter pickle, but a great, sour dill is also amazing.