Tuna melt

  • 4 persons
  • cooking time: 15 min
  • difficulty


  • 2 tins of ski jack tuna in sunflower oil à 160 g (drained)
  • 1 red onion, chopped
  • 1 tbsp. flat parsley, coarsely chopped
  • 3 tbsp mayonnaise
  • 8 slices of thick, rustic bread
  • 30 g butter
  • 4 slices of cheddar cheese
  • salt and pepper

How to prepare

This quick and easy to make tuna melt is some real American finger food. The crispy baked bread combined with the creamy tuna melt is a delicious combination! (Picture: © Saskia Lilyfield)



  • 1 Mix the tuna, red onion, parsley and mayonnaise in a bowl. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  • 2 Spread four slices of bread with butter and turn around. Cover the sandwiches with the tuna mix and the cheddar cheese and place the other slices of bread on top.
  • 3 Bake the sandwiches in a frying pan without butter on medium heat until the bread is crispy, and the cheese melted.
  • 4 Cut the tuna melt diagonally and serve immediately.

Skipjack in sunflower oil