Tuna Melt | Gestational Diabetes UK
tuna melt

Tuna Melt is a favourite Brunch or Supper meal in my house. Crisp seeded toast topped with delicious tuna and mature cheddar, bubbling and melting.

tuna melt

Tuna Melt

Tuna Melt | Gestational Diabetes UK
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Course: Main Meals, Snacks
Cuisine: British
Diet: Diabetic, Gluten Free
Keyword: brunch, tuna
Free or Subscription Recipe: Free Recipe
Free from: coconut, gluten, nuts
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 2 servings
Author: Jo Paterson


  • 145 grams tuna (one tin)
  • 3 whole spring onions finely chopped
  • 1 good pinch freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 good pinch paprika
  • 6 tbsp mayonnaise full-fat
  • 2 slices bread wholemeal seeded
  • 100 grams grated cheddar


  • Preheat the grill on its highest setting
  • Drain the tuna, flake it into a bowl and mix with the spring onions and mayonnaise. Season with plenty of freshly ground black pepper and paprika.
  • Toast the bread under the grill until it’s nicely browned on both sides, then spread the tuna mixture on top
  • Scatter over the cheese and put it back under the grill until the cheese is bubbling