Curried Tuna Melt Recipe

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An old-fashioned favorite is updated with curry powder and raisins. Your family will be delighted to see these open-faced sandwiches make an appearance on your table.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1 can (6 ounces) tuna, drained and flaked
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced celery
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons thinly sliced green onions
  • 2 tablespoons raisins
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon curry powder
  • 2 English muffins, split and toasted
  • 4 slices cheddar cheese

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 347 calories, 21g fat (8g saturated fat), 48mg cholesterol, 681mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 1g fiber), 20g protein.


  1. In a small bowl, combine tuna, celery, mayonnaise, onions, raisins, lemon juice, salt and curry powder. Spread about 1/4 cup on each muffin half; top with cheese. Broil 4 in. from the heat for 1-2 minutes or until cheese is melted. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Curried Tuna Melt in Home-Style Soups, Salad and Sandwiches Cookbook 1996, p89

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puppypal81 User ID: 3831579 19639
Reviewed Feb. 8, 2012

"I've learned that I'm not be such a fan of curry... it was OK."

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