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easy tuna melt sandwiches

Easy Tuna Melt Sandwich

This tuna melt sandwich is not only super delicious but also super quick and easy to make.

Course lunch
Cuisine American
Keyword easy tuna melt sandwich, tuna melt, tuna melt sandwich
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 4 minutes
Servings 3
Calories 759 kcal
Author Carissa


  • 10 oz canned tuna drained
  • 1 celery stick chopped
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • black pepper to taste
  • 6 slices bread whole grain
  • 6 slices sharp cheddar cheese
  • 5 tbs butter
  • 1/4 piece red onion (thinly sliced)optional


  1. In a bowl mix together the tuna, celery, mayonnaise and black pepper.

  2. Butter two slices of bread on one side each.

  3. Heat up skillet over medium heat. Once hot, place one slice of bread butter side down in the skillet.

  4. Add two slices of cheese on top of the bread. Then add a few tablespoons of tuna on top and the sliced red onion if desired. Top with the other slice of bread butter side up.

  5. Let cook for about two minutes or until the bottom is browned. Then flip the sandwich and continue cooking for another two minutes or until the bottom has browned.

  6. Repeat the above instructions with the remaining slices of bread.

  7. Enjoy!

Nutrition Facts
Easy Tuna Melt Sandwich
Amount Per Serving
Calories 759 Calories from Fat 495
% Daily Value*
Fat 55g85%
Saturated Fat 27g169%
Cholesterol 152mg51%
Sodium 1161mg50%
Potassium 339mg10%
Carbohydrates 29g10%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 39g78%
Vitamin A 1206IU24%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 503mg50%
Iron 4mg22%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.