Tuna and cheese ciabatta melt recipe

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serves: 4
Skill: easy
Prep: 5 min
Cooking: 10 min

Nutrition per portion

Calories 500 kCal 25%

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


  • Mix together the drained tuna, mayonnaise, black olives, torn basil and red onion, and season with plenty of black pepper.

  • Toast 1 large, split ciabatta loaf on both sides until golden. Then, cut each in half and spoon the tuna mix over.

  • Top each slice with the grated Cheddar cheese and grill until golden and oozing.

  • Serve with a fresh, crisp salad.

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