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Tomato Tuna Melt

All the flavor of a tuna melt sandwich, except the bread. Great way to use summer tomatoes.
Course Main Course
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 320kcal
Author Christin Mahrlig


  • 2 (5-ounce) cans tuna, drained
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 celery stalk, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped red onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped sweet pickles
  • 1/2 teaspoon celery seed
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 4 medium tomatoes
  • 4 slices provolone cheese


  • In a medium bowl, stir together tuna, mayonnaise, celery, red onion, sweet pickles, and celery seed. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • Cut tops off tomatoes and use a spoon to scoop out seeds and pulp and discard.
  • Place tomatoes on a baking sheet. Sprinkle inside of tomato with salt. Fill with tuna mixture.
  • Place a cheese slice on top of each tomato (I fold them some to make them fit better.)
  • Bake for 10 to 12 minutes.


Calories: 320kcal