Tuna fish sandwiches are a timeless American classic. There are many variations, one of those being the tuna melt. These simple steps will show you how to make delicious tuna melts in just a matter of minutes.
Things You'll Need
- 1 small can of tuna in water
- 2 ounces of mayonnaise
- 1 ounce of yellow mustard
- Can opener
- Sliced bread of choice
- Sliced cheese of choice
- Baking sheet
How to Make an Open Face Tuna Melt
Make sure you have the supplies. Check the above list and make sure that you have all the necessary supplies. If you do not, you can easily acquire them at any grocery store.
Prepare the tuna. Open the can of tuna and drain the water. Dump the contents into a small bowl and combine with 2 ounces of mayonnaise, 1 ounce of yellow mustard, and a desired amount of salt and pepper. Mix evenly
Spread the mixture on the bread, open face. Lay out two pieces of desired bread on a baking sheet. Use the spoon and spread the tuna mixture evenly over the top of both pieces of bread. Place a slice of desired cheese over the top of each piece of bread.
Place tuna melt on baking sheet and bake. Bake the tuna melts in the oven at 350 degrees for 4 to 7 minutes, or until cheese is fully melted. Add a dash of paprika to each tuna melt, serve and enjoy.
Tips & Warnings
- You can also add chopped celery to the tuna for added flavor and crunchiness.
- Keep an eye on the tuna melts as they bake to assure that the cheese does not burn.