Pesto Tunafish Melt Sandwich Food

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TUNA AND PESTO SANDWICH

2011-02-24



Tuna and Pesto Sandwich image

Canned tuna and prepared pesto along with radicchio and cucumber make up this Mediterranean-style picnic sandwich made on an English muffin.

Provided by Martha Stewart

Categories     Food & Cooking     Ingredients     Seafood Recipes

Yield Makes 1

Number Of Ingredients 6

Ingredients:

  • 1 can (5 ounces) solid white tuna packed in water, drained and broken into chunks
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons Basic Basil Pesto
  • Radicchio or lettuce leaves
  • 1 large English muffin, toasted
  • Cucumber, sliced
  • Fresh lemon juice

Steps:

  • Mix tuna with prepared pesto. Place a few radicchio leaves onto bottom half of Englishmuffin. Top with tuna mixture, cucumber, and a squeeze of lemon. Sandwichwith muffin top.

Nutrition Facts : Calories 517 g, Fat 17 g, Fiber 1 g, Protein 42 g

PESTO TUNA SANDWICH

2010-06-10



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Make and share this Pesto Tuna Sandwich recipe from Food.com.

Provided by Aunt Cookie

Categories     Lunch/Snacks

Time 15m

Yield 4 serving(s)

Number Of Ingredients 7

Ingredients:

  • 6 tablespoons pesto sauce (I used store-bought)
  • 1/4 cup light mayonnaise
  • 2 (6 ounce) cans albacore tuna in water, drained
  • 2 medium tomatoes, diced
  • shredded lettuce (optional)
  • 4 slices monterey jack cheese
  • 4 hard rolls

Steps:

  • Combine the pesto, mayo, tuna, and tomatoes. Salt and pepper to taste.
  • Spread the tuna mixture on the bottom half of the rolls and top with a slice of cheese (I used hoagie rolls; this is enough filling for four large sandwiches).
  • Broil until the cheese is slightly browned.
  • Top with optional lettuce and the other half of the bun.
  • Serve!

Nutrition Facts : Calories 446.9, Fat 18.6, SaturatedFat 7.2, Cholesterol 67.7, Sodium 919.3, Carbohydrate 33.9, Fiber 2.1, Sugar 3.4, Protein 34.2

PROVENCAL TUNA SANDWICHES

2022-06-14



Provencal Tuna Sandwiches image

Provided by Food Network Kitchen

Time 35m

Yield 4 servings

Number Of Ingredients 12

Ingredients:

  • 1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 1/2 small red onion, thinly sliced
  • 4 8-inch-long pieces French or Italian bread, split open
  • 1 clove garlic, halved
  • 3 large plum tomatoes, cored (1 halved, 2 thinly sliced)
  • 2 6-ounce jars tuna in olive oil (preferably Italian), lightly drained
  • 1 red bell pepper, cut into thin strips
  • 1/2 English cucumber, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup packed fresh parsley
  • 2 tablespoons capers, drained

Steps:

  • Whisk the olive oil, vinegar, 1/4 teaspoon salt and a few grinds of pepper in a large bowl. Add the red onion; set aside.
  • Rub the inside of the bread pieces with the garlic, then with the halved tomato and season with salt and pepper; discard the garlic and tomato skins. Arrange the tomato slices on the bread bottoms.
  • Add the tuna to the vinaigrette, breaking it into pieces. Stir in the bell pepper, cucumber, parsley and capers; season with salt and pepper. Divide the mixture among the bread bottoms. Close the sandwiches and press down on the bread tops gently. Wrap the sandwiches tightly in plastic wrap and place a heavy skillet on top. Let sit 15 minutes to soften the bread, then unwrap and cut in half.

Nutrition Facts : Calories 790, Fat 23 grams, SaturatedFat 4 grams, Cholesterol 29 milligrams, Sodium 1606 milligrams, Carbohydrate 110 grams, Fiber 8 grams, Protein 38 grams, Sugar 4 grams

Top Asked Questions

  1. What can I make with canned tuna and pesto?
    Canned tuna and prepared pesto along with radicchio and cucumber make up this Mediterranean-style picnic sandwich made on an English muffin. Mix tuna with prepared pesto. Place a few radicchio leaves onto bottom half of Englishmuffin. Top with tuna mixture, cucumber, and a squeeze of lemon.
  2. How to make a tuna melt sandwich?
    How to Make a Tuna Melt 1 Mix together the tuna salad filling. 2 Prepare the bread slices with mayo 3 Assemble the sandwiches in the frying pan. 4 Slowly fry the sandwiches until crisp on the outside and the cheese melts on the inside.
  3. What do you put on a Parmesan tuna sandwich?
    This Parmesan tuna sandwich spread is full of fresh flavor. You could make this with canned salmon or chicken too. It's ideal for brown bag lunches for school or work. Gather the ingredients. Combine tuna, bell pepper, and green onions in medium bowl.
  4. What kind of bread do you use for tuna melt?
    Bread: Try an English muffin, white bread, whole grain bread, whole wheat tortilla or a thick bagel for different variations of tuna melt sandwiches. Tuna Melt is the ultimate sandwich with a flavorful tuna fish mixture, slices of cheddar cheese, freshly sliced tomatoes all melted together in a skillet on a thick, crispy golden bread.

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