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Open-Faced Tuna Melts

  • Servings:

    Serves 4 as an appetizer
  • Prep Time:

    15 minutes
  • Cook Time:

    0 minutes


2/3 cup mayonnaise
1 small shallot, minced
2 tsp. lemon juice
4 (5-oz.) cans tuna, drained
1/4 cup finely chopped celery
1 Tbsp. minced fresh parsley, plus more for serving
Salt and pepper
4 English muffins, split
3 vine-ripened tomatoes, cored and sliced 1/4" thick
8 slices havarti cheese
Open-Faced Tuna Melts


1. Place a rack in upper-middle of oven and heat to 400 degrees. Stir together mayonnaise, shallot, and lemon juice in a medium bowl. Gently fold in tuna, celery, and parsley and season with salt and pepper to taste.
2. Arrange English muffin halves on a baking sheet, cut side up. Bake until toasted, 5 to 7 minutes; remove from oven and preheat broiler.
3. Divide tuna mixture among toasted muffin halves, then top each with a slice of tomato and season with salt and pepper to taste. Top with a slice of cheese and broil until melted and golden in spots, 3 to 5 minutes. Sprinkle with more parsley before serving.
Source: Hannaford fresh Magazine, July - August 2018


Nutritional Facts
Servings Serves 4
Base Nutrients
Calories 380 kcal (19%)
Calories from Fat 207 kcal (0%)
Total Fat 23 g (35%)
Saturated Fat 6 g (30%)
Cholesterol 60 mg (20%)
Sodium 680 mg (28%)
Total Carbohydrates 16 g (5%)
Dietary Fiber 2 g (8%)
Protein 27 g (45%)
Vitamin A n/a
Vitamin C n/a
Calcium n/a
Iron n/a