Spanish Tuna Melt

Spanish Tuna Melt

on Tuesday, 12 May 2015. Posted in Recipes, Main Course

Tuna melt, meet the flavors of Spain. These open-faced tuna sandwiches get a boost of flavor from sweet piquillo peppers, smoky Pimenton de la Vera and rich Manchego cheese. Serve alongside a simple green salad.

Recipe courtesy of Asha Loupy

  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes

Serve 1 – 2



Preheat oven to 450°F.

In a medium bowl, combine tuna, mayonnaise, piquillo peppers, red onion, lemon juice and Pimenton de la Vera. Divide tuna salad evenly on slices of bread and top each with grated Manchego cheese.

Place open-faced sandiwches on a baking sheet and bake 10 - 15 minutes until cheese is melted and golden brown on top. Finish with an extra sprinkling of Pimenton de la Vera.