Tuna Ciabatta Melts
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 10 min.
- 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
- In a small bowl, combine the tuna, celery, cucumber, onion, mayonnaise, dill, lemon juice, salt and pepper; mix well.
- Place rolls on a baking sheet. Spread each half with tuna mixture; sprinkle with cheese. Broil 2-3 in. from the heat for 2-4 minutes or until cheese is melted.
Nutrition Facts2 open-faced sandwiches: 482 calories, 29g fat (14g saturated fat), 88mg cholesterol, 898mg sodium, 22g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 35g protein.
Apr 15, 2018
Delicious! One of my family favorites for Sunday evening.
Apr 15, 2018
I think this would be quite good as written. I made several modifications. I used canned salmon instead of tuna and yellow instead of red onion, because that's what I had. I also added a bit of horseradish to my husband's portion since he likes his food spicy. The second time we made it, we added a slice of tomato, which made it even better. We can a lot of salmon each year, so it's nice to have a variety of recipes to use it up. This one will definitely be added to the rotation.
Mar 1, 2014
Recipe idea is excellent. I was looking for a ciabatta recipe that was broiled and found this one. The idea to put tuna on it was good. I modified using what I had and omitted mayonnaise as I don't like it. Chopped radish and green pepper were used instead of celery, cucumber, & onion. And orange juice in place of lemon. I also used mozzarella cheese and only about 1 tbsp. per sandwich half, which made it healthier, as did leaving out mayo.
Aug 12, 2012
I liked this tuna melt, the cucumber made it really refreshing and the cheddar was really good on the sandwich.
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