Tuna Melt Sandwich

Serving Size: 
1 sandwich
Cost Per Serving: 
$3.50 for whole recipe / $0.88 per person
  • 2 6-ounce cans tuna, canned in water and drained
  • 1 bunch green onions, chopped or 1/3 cup chopped onion
  • 3 tablespoons light mayonnaise
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 4 slices whole wheat bread*
  • 4 slices tomato slices (1 medium tomato)
  • 4 slices (3 ounces) American cheese

*You can use any whole grain bread or split rolls.

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F
  2. In medium-size bowl, combine tuna, onion, mayonnaise, pepper, and garlic powder. Mix well.
  3. Place bread on baking sheet.
  4. Spoon about one-fourth of the tuna mixture on each piece of bread, spreading nearly to the edges. Add a tomato slice.
  5. Bake 5 minutes.
  6. Add a cheese slice on top of each sandwich and return to oven for another 5 minutes, or until cheese is melted and bread is toasted. Serve.

Menu Idea: Tuna melt sandwich, vegetable soup, milk

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