Curried Tuna Salad Melts

This cheesy tuna melt spiced with curry powder uses pieces of baguette as the base for a crowd-pleasing open-face sandwich that’s quick and easy for lunch.

  • Prep Time:
    10 minutes
  • Cook Time:
    5 minutes
  • Total Time:
    15 minutes
  • Servings:
    6

Ingredients

  • 6 slices P’tit Québec Very Mild White Cheddar Cheese Slices
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) mayonnaise
  • 2 stalks celery, finely diced
  • 3 tbsp (45 mL) lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) finely chopped fresh chives
  • 4 tsp (20 mL) curry powder
  • 1/2 tsp (2 mL) each salt and pepper
  • 2 cans (6 oz each) tuna, drained and flaked
  • 1 baguette
  • 4 tsp (20 mL) butter, at room temperature

Instructions

  1. Preheat broiler to high; position rack in center of oven. Stir together mayonnaise, celery, lemon juice, chives, curry powder, salt and pepper until combined. Fold in tuna.
  2. Cut baguette in half lengthwise, then cut each half crosswise to make 4 sections. Arrange baguette sections, cut side up, on foil-lined baking sheet. Broil for 1 to 2 minutes or until lightly toasted.
  3. Spread each baguette section with butter, then divide tuna salad mixture among sections; top evenly with cheese slices. Broil for 2 to 3 minutes or until cheese is melted. To serve, cut each section in half.

Tips:

Add 1/4 cup (60 mL) raisins or sliced almonds to tuna salad mixture if desired.

Serve with a side of pickle slices or cherry tomatoes.

Use whole grain baguette if desired.

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