RECIPES

The Seared Tuna Melt Grilled Cheese

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 (bsinthekitchen.com)

  • Prep Time

    10min

  • Cook Time

    10min

  • Total Time

    20min

  • Servings

    1

The classic tuna melt gets a gourmet twist in this grilled cheese, stepping outside of the can with seared tuna steak. For more recipes like this, visit BSintheKitchen.com.

Ingredients

  • 2 Slices of French bread
  • 1 Tuna steak
  • Olive oil
  • Salt & pepper
  • 1/4 Cup dill pickle (chopped)
  • 1/4 of a celery stalk (chopped)
  • 1 Green onion (chopped)
  • 1/4 Cup shredded Gruyere cheese
  • 1/4 Cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 Tablespoon of mayonnaise
  • 2-3 Sprigs of fresh dill

Preparation

Step 1

  • Get a pan on medium-high heat. Drizzle your tuna steak with olive oil, salt & pepper to taste.

Step 2

  • Once pan is heated, sear tuna for about one and a half minutes on each side. Remove tuna, turn heat to medium-low. Butter the outside of each slice of bread.

Step 3

  • On bottom slice, spread about a tablespoon of mayo. Place Gruyere cheese, dill pickle, celery, green onion, and fresh dill.

Step 4

  • Place sliced tuna on top along with more fresh dill and cheddar cheese. Spread about a tablespoon of mayo on inside of top slice. Form sandwich.

Step 5

  • Place your sandwich in the pan, cover with lid, and turn to medium heat. Fry until golden brown on each side.