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Tuna Melt Sandwiches

 Tuna Melt Sandwiches
"When our children were young, I often fixed these warm crunchy sandwiches," recalls Carole Anhalt of Manitowac, Wisconsin. "They go well with chips and a salad for a quick lunch." They're priced right at 40 cents each.
6 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.


  • 3/4 cup chopped celery
  • 3/4 cup diced cheddar cheese
  • 1 can (6 ounces) tuna, drained and flaked
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 6 hamburger buns, split


  • In a bowl, combine the first six ingredients; set aside. Spread
  • butter over cut sides of buns. Spread tuna mixture on bun bottoms;
  • replace tops. Wrap in foil. Bake at 350° for 15 minutes or until
  • the cheese is melted. Yield: 6 servings.
Editor's Note:The cost per serving does not include optional ingredients such as garnishes. When there is a choice of two ingredients, the cost is figured with the first one listed.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 363 calories, 23 g fat (10 g saturated fat), 50 mg cholesterol, 629 mg sodium, 23 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 15 g protein.
Wine: Light-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.