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Spicy Tuna Melt


This piquant open-face sandwich gets its kick from best-quality jarred salsa.

  • Servings: 6

Photography: John Kernick

Source: Everyday Food, September 2011


  • 2 cans (6 ounces each) solid light tuna packed in water, drained and broken into pieces
  • 3/4 cup (5 1/2 ounces) salsa
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper
  • 1 baguette
  • 4 1/2 ounces pepper Jack cheese, grated (1 1/2 cups)
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, roughly chopped


  1. Heat broiler, with rack in top position. In a medium bowl, mix together tuna, salsa, and mayonnaise; season with salt and pepper. Cut baguette in half lengthwise and place, cut side up, on a rimmed baking sheet. Top with tuna mixture and pepper Jack cheese, and broil until cheese melts and begins to turn golden, 5 minutes. To serve, cut into pieces and sprinkle with parsley.

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