February 02, 2011

Toasty Tuna Melts

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I'm not really the biggest tuna fan.  Which is why you have only seen one post on here involving tuna - and that one post was only because Grumpy wanted Tuna Noodle Casserole.  I'm not sure what it is about it that makes it not my favorite.  IF I eat a tuna sandwich, it is usually only half a sandwich and then I have to have potato chips sandwiched in between the bread and tuna.  Every once in a while I will feel like eating a tuna melt.  Today was one of those days.  Snowed in for day #2 from work, it took me three trips to finally have the driveway where it needed to be and finally, during my 3rd trip out there the guy with the snowblower showed up.  Nothing like feeling like your wasting your unexpected time off where you would like to accomplish something other than waiting for the snow removal people to show up....just so you can finish up and make it look even better after they leave.  I know my neighbor can feel my pain.  ;o)

So, while this tuna melt is nothing fancy, it was lunch and it was filling and it was good (gasp-did I just say that?!)  Do you have a food that you will feel like eating once in a while even though it is not your very favorite?

(In case your wondering - yes.  I did dirty two plates just to take photos of a tuna melt.  Grumpy tells me that I'm the only person he knows who is willing to dirty dishes that you aren't even going to eat from!  LOL)


Shelby's Easy English Muffin Tuna Melt
Serves 1

1 whole grain english muffin
1/2 cup tuna fish prepared with mayonnaise and finely chopped onion
2 slices provolone cheese
 
Pre heat oven to 350 degrees.  Slighty toast english muffin in toaster to draw some of the moisture out.  Spread 1/4 cup of tuna on each side of english muffin, cover with slice of provolone cheese and bake for 7-10 minutes or until cheese starts to bubble and brown.

8 comments:

Spryte said...

Mmmmm... sounds great!! I only like tuna once in a while too! And I often dirty dishes I will never eat from!

Pegasuslegend said...

lovely photo and I love Tuna, one of my fav's although not yours lol!

Sweet and Savory said...

All my years, I have loved tuna with melted cheese. I just finished a good dinner and I want to return to the kitchen and make this.

Would you link it up to Let's Do Brunch. This is a perfect dish to serve at a brunch. Thanks for considering it.

Barbara Bakes said...

I love the color of that golden melty cheese. Looks so tasty. My kids like Easy Mac and sometimes I resort to a little myself.

Cursuri Engleza said...

This looks great. It’s lunch time now, so I guess you just gave me an idea about the food I’m going to eat today.

teresa said...

haha! my husband gives me a bad time about the extra dishes and pictures too. this looks and sounds wonderful, such a great lunch!

Mags @ the Other Side of 50 said...

I love tuna any way, shape or form (except raw) These look delicious. I love a good toasted tuna and cheese melt.

appetersen said...

That was strange seeing your post today... I've had tuna melts three days in a row (I've never had them until I had one at a hospital cafeteria, and it was the ONLY thing that looked edible) But... I've never seen one made this way. What a great idea!

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