Tuna and cheese ciabatta melt

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Tuna and Ciabatta Melt
Tuna and Ciabatta Melt
  • Serves: 4

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  • Skill level: Easy peasy

  • Costs: Mid-price

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


  • 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


  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.

Nutritional information per portion

  • Low
  • Med
  • High
  • Calories 500(kcal)

This nutritional information is only a guide and is based on 2,000 calories per day. For more information on eating a healthy diet, please visit the Food Standards Agency website.

Guideline Daily Amount for 2,000 calories per day are: 70g fat, 20g saturated fat, 90g sugar, 6g salt.

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