Tuna and cheese ciabatta melt recipe

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Looking for toasted sandwich recipes, sandwich recipes, cheese on toast recipes, welsh rarebit recipes or quick snack recipes? Make this tasty Mediterranean variation on the traditional tuna toastie, great for a family lunch or a quick snack.

Tuna and cheese ciabatta melt
  • healthy
Serves4
SkillEasy
Preparation Time5 mins
Cooking Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Nutrition Per PortionRDA
Calories500 Kcal25%

A tasty Mediterranean variation on the traditional tuna toastie- great for a family lunch or a quick snack.

Fancy making ciabatta from scratch? Our homemade ciabatta recipe is much easier than you may think!

Ingredients

  • 400g can tuna
  • 5tbsp mayonnaise
  • 75g black olives
  • 6tbsp basil, torn
  • 1 small red onion, diced
  • 1 large ciabatta loaf, split in half
  • 100g grated Cheddar cheese

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Method

  1. Mix together the drained tuna, mayonnaise, black olives, torn basil and red onion, and season with plenty of black pepper.
  2. Toast 1 large, split ciabatta loaf on both sides until golden. Then, cut each in half and spoon the tuna mix over.
  3. Top each slice with the grated Cheddar cheese and grill until golden and oozing.
  4. Serve with a fresh, crisp salad.