Amazing Tuna Melt

This Amazing Tuna Melt sandwich takes this iconic sandwich to heights you just can't imagine. It all starts with the Best-Ever Tuna Salad, and then the rest just comes together beautifully. Simple, straightforward and unbelievably delicious!

Amazing Tuna Melt

Ingredients
  1. 2 cups Best-Ever Tuna Salad click for recipe
  2. 6 tablespoons unsalted butter softened
  3. 8 slices sourdough bread 1/4" thick
  4. 8 slices cheddar cheese
  5. 1 to 2 tomatoes sliced
  6. Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
Instructions
  • Smear butter over one side of each bread slice
  • Heat a medium-sized skillet over medium high heat and add remaining butter.
  • Meanwhile, build the sandwiches by starting with 1 bread slice, buttered side down. Add 1 slice of cheese, then about 1/2 cup of the tuna salad, then 1 or 2 slices tomato, a pinch of salt and pepper, another slice of cheese, and another slice of bread, buttered side on top. Repeat to build 4 sandwiches.
  • Carefully add 1 or 2 sandwiches into the hot skillet. Cook until lightly browned on the bottom, about 2 to 3 minutes.