Cheesy tuna melts

Cheesy tuna melts

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(12 ratings)

Prep: 10 mins

Easy

Serves 2
A tasty change from cheese on toast

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving (in oil)

  • kcal613
  • fat40g
  • saturates11g
  • carbs29g
  • sugars0g
  • fibre0g
  • protein35g
  • salt2.25g
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Ingredients

  • 200g can tuna, whatever type you've got in the cupboard
    Tuna

    Tuna

    tune-ah

    A member of the mackerel family, tuna are mainly found in the world's warmer oceans. They…

  • ½ a bunch of spring onions, finely chopped
    Spring onions

    Spring onion

    sp-ring un-yun

    Also known as scallions or green onions, spring onions are in fact very young onions, harvested…

  • 4 tbsp mayonnaise
  • 3 thick slices of granary or wholemeal bread
  • 50g cheddar, coarsely grated
    Cheddar

    Cheddar

    Ched-ah

    Once cheddar was 'Cheddar', a large, hard-pressed barrel of cheese made by a particular…

  • generous pinch of paprika
    Paprika

    Paprika

    pa-preek-ah

    A spice that's central to Hungarian cuisine, paprika is made by drying a particular type of…

Method

  1. Preheat the grill on its highest setting. Drain the tuna, flake it into a bowl and mix with the spring onions and mayonnaise. Season with salt and plenty of freshly ground black pepper.

  2. Toast the bread under the grill until it’s nicely browned on both sides, then spread the tuna mixture on top, right up to the edges of the toast. Scatter over the cheese and put back under the grill until the cheese is bubbling.

  3. Slice in half, sprinkle with paprika and tuck in.

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Comments, questions and tips

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4mutley
7th Dec, 2007
3.05
Simple and well liked....we preferred to add a bit of mustard to the mayo and cheese before toasting :-)
lizzafezza
2nd Dec, 2007
3.05
A real quick and tasty snack
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jul34es
17th Nov, 2007
so easy to make and even the kids liked them.

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