Tuna Melt with Ketchup

Preparation info
  • Serves


    for lunch
    • Difficulty


Appears in
The Tinned Fish Cookbook: Easy-To-Make Meals from Ocean to Plate

By Bart van Olphen

Published 2021

  • About

This seemingly simple toasted sandwich with tuna and lots of cheese is a real American classic. Why? The proof is in the eating.


    Tuna Melt

  • One 6-ounce (160 g) tin of tuna in sunflower oil, drained
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  1. Mix the tuna, onion, scallion, parsley, mayonnaise, and a few drops of tabasco in a bowl. Season with salt and pepper. Set aside.
  2. To prepare the ketchup: Heat the olive oil in a saucepan over medium-high heat and sauté the garlic and onion until soft but not browned, about 2 to 3 minutes, stirring frequently. Add the peeled tomatoes, tomato purée, suga