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Tuna and Cheese Melts


These were first made for us by a couple of friends and they have been a real family staple ever since

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  • 4 slices bread of your choice
  • 1 Tin of Tuna in Oil or Brine Drained
  • 2 tablespoons of Mayo
  • 1 tablespoon Salad Cream
  • Good pinch of freshly ground black pepper
  • Good shake of lemon juice
  • small pinch of cayenne pepper
  • Grated cheese to top
  • Slices of tomato or onion (optional)


servings 4
Level of difficulty Easy
Preparation time 5mins
Cooking time 5mins
Cost Budget Friendly


Step 1

lightly toast bread and spread thinly with butter

Step 2

Drain tuna and empty into a large mixing bowl with mayo, salad cream, pepper, cayenne and lemon juice and mix well.

Step 3

Top all 4 slices of toast with the tuna mix.

Step 4

Add onion/tomato if you wish

Step 5

Top generously with cheese and some freshly ground black pepper and place under a medium grill until cheese is bubbly and melted.


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