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