Food, Recipes

Celebrate National Grilled Cheese Month With Starkist

We are a grilled cheese type of family. We like to eat them the original way and with some extra toppings. I just had to share this Tuna Melt recipe from StarKist. Even though I have not tried this yet, the kids are eager to give it a try.

StarKist’s Classic Tuna Melt

starkist tuna melt


NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION: Serving Size – 1 Sandwich – Calories: 400, Total Fat: 29g, Cholesterol: 45mg, Sodium: 900mg, Carbohydrates: 26g, Dietary Fiber: 2g, Sugars: 4g, Protein: 19g


The Recipe


1 pouch (6.4 oz.) or 2 pouches (2.6 oz) or 2 cans (5 oz.) StarKist® Chunk Light or Albacore Tuna (if using cans, chunked and drained)

2 tbsp. chopped onions

½ cup mayonnaise

(1) ½ tbsp. finely chopped celery or pickle relish

8 slices bread, toasted

4 slices cheese

TUNA TIP: Cucumber and carrot may be substituted for onion and celery.


1)      In a medium bowl, combine tuna, mayonnaise, onion and celery; mix well.

2)      Top 4 of the slices of bread with 1 slice cheese each. Spread tuna mixture over cheese slices and top with remaining bread slices.

3)      Spread each sandwich with additional mayonnaise; place in skillet. Cook on medium heat until lightly browned on both sides.


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  • Reply Florin Melciu

    Good recipe! Thanks for posting it!

    April 3, 2013 at 11:49 pm
    • Reply Tricia

      Thanks for stopping by to visit. My plan is try it out this weekend with different types of cheese 🙂

      April 4, 2013 at 11:36 am

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