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5 from 1 vote

Reduced-fat tuna melt

Crispy, cheesy tuna melt, with fewer calories.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Burgers and sandwiches
Keyword: sandwich, sandwiches, tuna, tuna melt
Servings: 4
Author: Emily Leary


  • 4 slices of bread I used a bloomer
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 3 spring onions whites and greens sliced
  • 4 tbsp light mayonaise
  • A small can of tuna in water drained
  • Squeeze of lemon
  • Salt and pepper
  • 4 slices light swiss cheese I used Leerdammer Light
  • A handful of rocket arugula


  • Turn the grill on to hot.
  • Lightly toast the bread in a toaster until just coloured, then place on an oven tray and drizzle with the olive oil.
  • In a bowl, mix the spring onions, mayo, tuna and a squeeze of lemon until well combined. Season to taste.
  • Spread the tuna mix on to each of the toasts and top with a slice of cheese each (Leerdammer slices are large so I folded them over.
  • Grill briefly until the cheese begins to bubble.
  • Top with rocket and a sprinkle of pepper to serve.