Deli Tuna Melts from a Toaster Oven

Serve with extra dill pickles and perhaps coleslaw. You will need a toaster oven to prepare this.

Variation: Tuna Melts with Tomato

Top each prepared tuna melt with 2 tomato slices (depending on the size of the tomato) before sprinkling with remaining cheese.

Deli Tuna Melts from a Toaster Oven

Serve with extra dill pickles and perhaps coleslaw.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Servings 2
Calories 321 kcal



  • 2 large slices rуе or other favorite bread
  • 1 6-oz can tuna drained and flaked
  • 1 green onion chopped
  • ¾ cups Cheddar cheese grated
  • 3 tbsp mayonnaise or unflavored Greek yogurt or more
  • 2 tbsp dill pickle chopped
  • 2 tbsp celery chopped


  • Arrange bread slices on oven pan (lined with foil or parchment paper for easy cleanup). Toast lightly in preheated 400 °F (200 °С) toaster oven for 5 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, in a bowl, combine tuna, green onion, 1/2 cup (125 mL) cheese, mayonnaise, pickle and celery. Mix thoroughly, adding more mayonnaise to taste, if desired.
  • Spread tuna mixture evenly over partially toasted bread slices. Sprinkle with remaining 1/4 cup (50 mL) cheese.
  • Bake in toaster oven for 8 minutes, or until cheese is melted and tuna melts are hot. Cut each in half.


Calories: 321kcalCarbohydrates: 2gProtein: 11gFat: 30gSaturated Fat: 11gCholesterol: 53mgSodium: 540mgPotassium: 61mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 545IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 312mgIron: 1mg
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