These Lemony Herb Tuna Melts are a great mash-up when classic grilled cheese and tuna salad come together!
Prep Time: 15mins
Cook Time: 10mins
Total Time: 25mins
2tablespoonsfresh thyme, chopped fine
3tablespoonsfresh chives, chopped fine
3tablespoonsfresh parsley, chopped fine
zest and juice of 1 small lemon
pinch of freshly ground pepper
12ounceswhite albacore tuna,drained
8slicesgood rustic bread (such as Ciabatta or Pugliese),1/2-inch thick
1 1/2cupsshredded fontina cheese
In a medium bowl, combine the mayo, mustard, herbs, lemon, and pepper. Gently stir in the tuna, breaking it up slightly.
Spread the outside sandwich bread slices with butter; flip over. Place some of the cheese on four of the bread slices, followed by the tuna mixture, 2 slices of tomato and then more cheese. Top with the remaining 4 bread slices, butter side facing up.
Warm a nonstick skillet over medium heat. Place sandwiches in pan and cook for about 3-4 minutes per side or until cheese is melted and bread is golden.
Nutritional information given is an automatic calculation and can vary based on the exact products you use and any changes you make to the recipe. If these numbers are very important to you, I would recommend calculating them yourself.