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Gourmet Tuna Melt Sandwiches

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Gourmet Tuna Melt Sandwiches offer a twist on the classic by combining the goodness of tuna with a flavorful blend of cheeses and fresh tomatoes. This recipe provides a protein-packed and satisfying meal that's perfect for a quick and delicious lunch or dinner.



  • 2 cans (5 oz each) tuna, drained
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 2 tablespoons red onion, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • 4 slices whole-grain bread
  • 4 slices Swiss cheese
  • 1 large tomato, thinly sliced
  • Butter for spreading on bread
  • Optional: Pickles or capers for garnish



  1. Preheat your oven’s broiler.

  2. In a bowl, combine drained tuna, mayonnaise, Dijon mustard, chopped red onion, chopped parsley, salt, and black pepper. Mix well.

  3. Place the slices of bread on a baking sheet and spread butter on one side of each slice.

  4. Toast the bread under the broiler for 1-2 minutes or until lightly browned.

  5. Flip the bread slices, and spread the tuna mixture evenly on the non-buttered side.

  6. Top each tuna-covered slice with a slice of Swiss cheese.

  7. Place the baking sheet under the broiler again and broil for an additional 2-3 minutes or until the cheese is melted and bubbly.

  8. Remove the tuna melt sandwiches from the oven.

  9. Top each sandwich with thinly sliced tomatoes and, if desired, garnish with pickles or capers.


Serve the Gourmet Tuna Melt Sandwiches hot and enjoy this upgraded version of a classic favorite!

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