Mini Tuna Melts

mini tuna melts
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A classic tuna-melt served as an appetizer. The tuna mixture is spread on slices of cocktail pumpernickel bread, topped with cheese and broiled.


2 cups drained, canned tuna
1⁄3 cup mayonnaise
1⁄4 cup chopped red bell pepper
1⁄4 cup chopped scallions
1 tbsp. minced dill
1 tbsp. lemon juice
Salt and pepper, to taste
12 slices cocktail pumpernickel bread
2 oz. sliced cheddar or
American cheese
Gherkin pickles


1. In a bowl, mix tuna, mayonnaise, bell pepper, scallions, dill, lemon juice, and salt and pepper to taste.

2. Spread tuna mixture on bread slices; top with cheese. Place on a sheet pan and broil until cheese melts and tuna mixture is slightly warm.

3. Garnish with gherkins.

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