Recipe: Best Tuna Melt (New Jersey Diner Style)

Best Tuna Melt (New Jersey Diner Style)
Best Tuna Melt (New Jersey Diner Style) Recipe
Original recipe makes 4 servings  

2 (6 ounce) cans  solid white tuna in water, drained

1/4 cup   mayonnaise

1/4 cup   finely chopped celery

1 1/2 tablespoons  finely chopped onion
1 tablespoon  chopped parsley

3/4 teaspoon  red wine vinegar

1 pinch  salt
1 pinch  freshly ground black pepper

4 slices  seedless rye bread

8 slices ripe tomato

8 slices  Swiss cheese

paprika, for garnish

Preheat the oven broiler.

  • In a bowl, mix the tuna, mayonnaise, celery, onion, parsley, and vinegar. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Place the rye bread slices on a baking sheet, and broil 1 minute in the preheated oven, until lightly toasted. Remove from heat, and spread with the tuna salad. Place 1 cheese slice over the tuna salad on each piece of bread, layer with a tomato slice, and top with remaining cheese slices.
  • Return layered bread to the preheated oven, and broil 3 to 5 minutes, until cheese is melted.

Credit: ALL RIGHTS RESERVED Copyright        2014


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