Tuna Melt

Serves: 3


Watch Chef Chris cook this recipe: here.


  • 2—5 oz. cans tuna, well-drained
  • 1 ½ teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 ½ teaspoons prepared horseradish
  • 5 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • Sriracha to taste
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon MSG
  • 3 large slices of sourdough bread
  • 4 oz. sharp cheddar cheese, thinly sliced


  1. Combine all ingredients except the bread and cheese. Mix gently until well-combined
  2. Spread the tuna mixture on the 3 slices of bread.
  3. Top with cheese slices.
  4. In a hot sauté pan with a small amount of olive oil, brown the bottom of the tuna melts.
  5. Remove from the sauté pan and place on a baking sheet.
  6. Place the baking sheet in a hot oven (450˚ F) or under the broiler until the cheese is well melted (and perhaps a bit browned).
  7. Remove from the oven and serve immediately.