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Tuna Swiss Melt Recipe

Tuna Swiss Melt Recipe

“My mom discovered this easy recipe 30 years ago when she was a newlywed,” says Susan Burkett of Monroeville, Pennsylvania. “Now that my sister and I share a house, it’s a staple for us, too. We like them with baked beans and salad.”
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:2 servings


  • 1 can (6 ounces) tuna, drained
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon lemon juice
  • Dash hot pepper sauce
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded Swiss cheese, divided
  • 2 English muffins, split and toasted
  • Dash paprika


  • 1. In a small bowl, combine the first five ingredients; stir in 2/3 cup cheese. Spread over each muffin half; sprinkle with remaining cheese and paprika. Place on a baking sheet. Broil 3-4 in. from the heat for 2-4 minutes or until lightly browned and cheese is melted. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

2 each: 532 calories, 26g fat (12g saturated fat), 86mg cholesterol, 924mg sodium, 30g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 2g fiber), 42g protein.

Reviews for Tuna Swiss Melt

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emerred User ID: 6536678 103397
Reviewed Nov. 17, 2014

"Great taste with swiss cheese. Never had swiss cheese with tuna before. I did use less cheese though, watching the calories."

MystiLatte User ID: 6035493 103396
Reviewed Oct. 31, 2011

"Teriffic quick meal and very filling. We enjoyed and will experiment with other cheeses. Great for a busy night."

EmilyR369 User ID: 1809251 175746
Reviewed Aug. 28, 2010

"Swiss cheese was too strong. Great flavor just too over powering. Next time I'll use less or try another cheese."

lbat User ID: 3033078 164811
Reviewed Mar. 6, 2009

"This is a great dish. I used hamburger buns in place of English muffins. I didn't have Swiss cheese so I used a shredded Mexican blend. My son said it rates 5 stars."

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