Garlic Bread Tuna Melts
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
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 20 min.
- 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
- 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 until lightly browned, 2-3 minutes.
- In a small bowl, mix tuna, mayonnaise and 1 teaspoon dill. Layer roll bottoms with tuna mixture and cheese. Broil until cheese is melted, 1-2 minutes longer. Top with tomato; sprinkle with remaining dill. Replace tops; serve immediately.
Nutrition Facts1 sandwich: 704 calories, 41g fat (19g saturated fat), 146mg cholesterol, 1314mg sodium, 36g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 2g fiber), 49g protein.
Originally published as Garlic Bread Tuna Melts in Simple & Delicious February/March 2015