Classic Tuna Melts
- prep time16 min
- total time 16 min
- serves 3
A fast and easy version of a comforting diner classic.
3 Tbsp butter, softened
3 large (sandwich-size) English muffins, halved
2 12-oz cans solid white tuna, drained
1 12-oz jar marinated artichoke hearts, drained and chopped
1 cup mayonnaise
½ cup pitted kalamata olives, chopped
1 Tbsp whole-grain mustard
1 Tbsp chopped fresh dill
Several dashes hot sauce
3 stalks celery, finely chopped
2 scallions, finely chopped
Zest of 1/2 lemon
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
12 slices Swiss cheese
1 Roma tomato, sliced
2 tsp chopped chives
1. Preheat the broiler to high.
2. Butter the halved muffins, place them in a single layer on a baking sheet and broil until golden, about 2 minutes.
3. Meanwhile, make the tuna salad: In a large bowl, mix together the tuna, artichoke hearts, mayonnaise, olives, mustard, dill, hot sauce, celery, scallions and lemon zest. Season with salt and pepper.
4. Top each muffin half with a large scoop of tuna salad, arrange 2 slices of cheese on each and broil until the cheese is melted, about 2 minutes. Remove and top with tomato slices and chives to serve.