Tuna Ciabatta Melts

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 10 min.


4 servings

Updated: Sep. 30, 2022
Use any good crusty bread when compiling this tuna spread sandwich. Top with slices of crunchy cucumber or luscious tomato for extra freshness. —Barb Templin, Norwood, Minnesota
Tuna Ciabatta Melts Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 pouch (11 ounces) light tuna in water
  • 1/3 cup each finely chopped celery, cucumber and red onion
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 teaspoons dill weed
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 ciabatta rolls, split
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese


  1. In a small bowl, combine the tuna, celery, cucumber, onion, mayonnaise, dill, lemon juice, salt and pepper; mix well.
  2. Place rolls on a baking sheet. Spread each half with tuna mixture; sprinkle with cheese. Broil 2-3 in. from the heat until cheese is melted, 2-4 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

2 open-faced sandwiches: 482 calories, 29g fat (14g saturated fat), 88mg cholesterol, 898mg sodium, 22g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 35g protein.