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Melt Your Heart Tuna Melt

Key info

  • Difficulty
    › Easy
  • Prep time
    › 1/4 hr
  • Cook time
    › 1/4 hr
  • Serves
    › 4 sandwiches



Tuna Salad:

One 12-ounce can tuna, drained

1/4 cup mayonnaise, plus more if you like a creamy tuna salad

Juice of 1/2 lemon, plus more if desired

1/4 cup chopped red onion

1/4 cup chopped green onion, white parts and some of the green parts

1/2 tablespoon chopped fresh basil

1/2 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro

1/2 tablespoon chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley

1/2 teaspoon chopped fresh mint

1/2 tablespoon red wine vinegar

Salt and freshly ground black pepper


3 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened

8 slices sourdough bread

8 slices Cheddar

4 pickle spears, for serving


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