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Modern Tuna Melt Sandwich Recipe

Prep Time: 20 min  |  Cook Time: 15 min  |  Servings: 4  |  Calories:
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Prep Time
20 min
Cook Time
15 min
Servings
4

The old school tuna melt just received it's P.H.D with this transformation.  Fresh tuna is seared, cubed and tossed in a creamy mayo and sour cream dressing with dill, chives, chopped radish, lemon juice and garlic powder.  Spoon it onto toasted 12 grain bread and top it will Sargento® Sliced Cheddar Cheese.  Fresh tomatoes, avocado slices and fresh ground black pepper put the finishing touches on this honor roll sandwich

Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp. kosher salt
  • 1 Tbsp. fresh chives, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh dill, chopped
  • 1/4 cup red onion, minced
  • 2 medium radishes, chopped
  • 10-12 oz. fresh tuna, diced and seared
  • 1 medium ripe avocado, pitted, thinly sliced
  • 8 grape tomatoes, sliced
  • 4 slices Sargento® Sliced Sharp Cheddar Cheese
  • 4 slices whole grain bread
  • 1 cup fresh arugula
  • 1/4 tsp. fresh ground black pepper
Directions
  1. In a medium bowl, combine mayonnaise, sour cream, garlic powder, salt, chives, lemon juice, dill, red onion, radishes and tuna. Stir until well blended. Cover and refrigerate until ready to assemble sandwich.
  2. Toast bread to golden brown. Divide arugula over each piece of toast. Divide refrigerated tuna mixture evenly over arugula. Top each sandwich with 1 slice of cheese. Place sandwiches on a baking sheet and broil for 1-2 minutes or until cheese is melted. Remove from oven and top with avocado slices, tomato slices and ground pepper.
  3. Note: Tuna can be grilled to well done, then flaked with a fork like canned tuna.

Nutrition Facts
4 Servings
Amount Per Serving
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 29 grams
Saturated Fat 9 grams
Monounsaturated Fat 10 grams
Polyunsaturated Fat 6 grams
Cholesterol 75 milligrams
Sodium 1210 milligrams
Total Carbohydrates 59 grams
Dietary Fiber 10 grams
Total Sugars 12 grams
Protein 36 grams
Vitamin A 262RE
Vitamin C 45mg 80%
Calcium 263mg 25%
Iron 3mg 15%
The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
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