Garlic Bread Tuna Melts Recipe
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Garlic Bread Tuna Melts Recipe

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There's something extra comforting about a tuna melt on a chilly day. Take it up a few notches with garlic, cheese and tomatoes. —Aimee Bachmann, Bellevue, Washington
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TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 4 French rolls or hoagie buns, split
  • 2 cans (one 12 ounces, one 5 ounces) albacore white tuna in water, drained and flaked
  • 1/4 cup reduced-fat mayonnaise
  • 1-1/4 teaspoons dill weed, divided
  • 8 slices cheddar cheese
  • 8 slices tomato

Nutritional Facts

1 sandwich: 704 calories, 41g fat (19g saturated fat), 146mg cholesterol, 1314mg sodium, 36g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 2g fiber), 49g protein.


  1. Preheat broiler. In a microwave, melt butter with garlic. Place rolls on a baking sheet, cut side up; brush with butter mixture. Broil 2-3 in. from heat 2-3 minutes or until lightly browned.
  2. In a small bowl, mix tuna, mayonnaise and 1 teaspoon dill. Layer roll bottoms with tuna mixture and cheese. Broil 1-2 minutes longer or until cheese is melted. Top with tomato; sprinkle with remaining dill. Replace tops; serve immediately. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Garlic Bread Tuna Melts in Simple & Delicious February/March 2015

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