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Open-Face Tuna Melts Recipe

"Mom used to make these quick-and-easy sandwiches for us using leftover hamburger buns and fresh tomatoes out of the garden," recalls Sandy McKenzie of Braham, Minnesota. "They're a nice warm change from the usual tuna sandwich," They're also a snap to assemble, easy to eat...and only 40¢ each.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cans (6 ounces each) tuna, drained and flaked
  • 1/4 cup Miracle Whip
  • 1 green onion, finely chopped
  • 1 medium dill pickle, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon horseradish sauce
  • 4 hamburger buns, split
  • 1 medium tomato, cut into 8 thin slices
  • 8 slices process American cheese

Directions

  • 1. In a bowl, combine the first five ingredients. Place buns cut side up on a baking sheet. Spread tuna mixture evenly over buns; top with tomato. Bake at 350° for 5 minutes. Top with cheese. Bake 3-5 minutes longer or until cheese is melted. Serve warm. Yield: 8 servings.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.