Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Tuna Grilled Cheese Sandwich


Tuna Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Why not switch up and combine two great sandwiches into one? A perfect, simple and easy melted tuna grilled cheese sandwich is a great addition to the lunch rotation.


  • Salt
  • 4 fresh basil leaves, chopped
  • 4 slices of sourdough bread
  • 1 can (6 to 8 ounces) tuna in water, drained and chopped
  • 1 tomato, thinly sliced
  • 1 teaspoon of dried thyme
  • 2 tablespoons of grated Parmesan
  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil
  • 4 slices of cooked bacon
  • 1 ½ cup grated sharp cheddar cheese
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped red onion
  • 2 tablespoons of butter, room temperature


First, arrange the tomato slices on a cutting board or plate and sprinkle with salt; let stand 15 minutes.

Then, meanwhile, combine the tuna, cheddar, basil, thyme and red onions in a mixing bowl; stir to incorporate.

Brush the outside of each slice of bread with butter and sprinkle the buttered side with Parmesan; press to adhere to bread.

Inside two slices of bread, evenly divide a layer of the cheese mixture, tomatoes and bacon.

Top with the remaining slices of bread, buttered side out.

Heat olive oil in a pan over medium heat.

Place the sandwiches in the pan and cook over medium heat, 3 to 4 minutes per side, or until golden brown, pressing down firmly on the sandwich with a spatula before turning the sandwich over to cook. other side.

Remove from the pan.

Cut the sandwiches in half and serve.

Happy Cooking Time.