Tuna Melts Recipe
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Tuna Melts Recipe

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While the soup simmers, assemble tasty Mozzarella Tuna Melts. Using a mini food processor to chop the celery and onion for the filling helps shave preparation time. Then just pop the sandwiches in the oven.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1 can (6 ounces) water-packed tuna, drained and flaked
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped celery
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 4 hamburger buns, split
  • 4 mozzarella cheese slices
  • 4 tomato slices
  • 4 lettuce leaves

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 363 calories, 20g fat (6g saturated fat), 40mg cholesterol, 575mg sodium, 25g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 2g fiber), 20g protein


  1. In a small bowl, combine the tuna, celery, onion and mayonnaise. Spread on bottom of buns; set bun tops aside. Top tuna mixture with a slice of cheese and tomato.
  2. Place on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 12-15 minutes or until heated through and cheese is melted. Top each with a lettuce leaf; replace bun tops. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Mozzarella Tuna Melts in The Taste of Home Cookbook 2006, p75

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Reviewed Aug. 7, 2014

"Quick and yummy!"

Reviewed Jan. 25, 2013

"Quick and easy."

Reviewed Jul. 10, 2012

"So good! I added some diced pickles as well, and waited to put the cheese on til the tuna mix was warm, then just put the cheese on broil for a few minutes."

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