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Cheddar Pesto Tuna Melt

Rustic whole grain bread toasted and topped with creamy sharp cheddar cheese, baby spinach, pesto tuna fish, tomato, red onion and more cheddar. This flavor-packed tuna melt tops all others!
Total Time 10 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 2
Calories 398 kcal


  • 2 slices rustic whole grain bread
  • 4 slices sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup baby spinach
  • 1 5 ounce can Albacore Tuna With Pesto & Olive Oil
  • 4 grape tomatoes sliced
  • 4 slices red onion thinly sliced
  • Freshly ground black pepper


  • Preheat oven to broil. 
  • Toast bread slices in a toaster. Top each slice of toast with 2 slices of cheddar. Top cheddar with baby spinach, tuna, tomato and red onion. Top each slice of toast with one more slice of cheddar. 
  • Place toast on an oven safe plate and put under the broiler, keeping a close eye on it so the toast doesn't burn. Broil until cheese is melted and begins to bubble and lightly brown. Remove from oven. Top with freshly ground pepper. Serve. 


If you can't find tuna canned with pesto, you can toss a can of tuna in water (or olive oil) with homemade or store-bought pesto. 


Calories: 398kcalCarbohydrates: 37gProtein: 20gFat: 20gSaturated Fat: 12gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 59mgSodium: 511mgPotassium: 551mgFiber: 5gSugar: 12gVitamin A: 1553IUVitamin C: 23mgCalcium: 504mgIron: 2mg
Keyword Cheddar Pesto Tuna Melt
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