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Open Faced Tuna Melt

Whole grain bread topped with arugula, sliced summer tomato, albacore tuna in olive oil, thick slices of cheddar, lots of freshly ground black pepper, basil and balsamic glaze.
Total Time 5 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 2
Calories 186 kcal


  • 2 slices whole grain bread the heartier the better
  • 8 leaves arugula
  • 1/2 medium tomato sliced
  • 1 can tuna in olive oil
  • 4 thick slices cheddar cheese
  • 4 leaves fresh basil
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • Balsamic glaze


  • Toast the bread slices. Preheat the broiler.
  • Place toasted bread on a piece of tin foil. Top each slice with arugula, tomato, tuna and cheddar.
  • Broil 1-2 minutes until the cheese is melted and bubbly. Remove from oven.
  • Top with fresh basil leaves, black pepper and balsamic glaze.


Calories: 186kcalCarbohydrates: 2gProtein: 26gFat: 8gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 3gMonounsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 17mgSodium: 321mgPotassium: 268mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 489IUVitamin C: 5mgCalcium: 37mgIron: 1mg
Keyword Open faced tuna melt
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