Fast Recipes

Tuna and cheddar melts

Australian Gourmet Traveller fast food lunch recipe for tuna and cheddar melts

By Andy Harris
  • Serves 2
Tuna and cheddar melts
Tuna and cheddar melts


  • 180 gm tuna, drained
  • 1 tbsp flat-leaf parsley, coarsely chopped
  • 1 stalk celery, thinly sliced
  • 2 green onions, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp capers, drained
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 4 slices rye bread, lightly toasted on one side
  • 180 gm cheddar, thinly sliced
  • 4 anchovy fillets, optional


  • 1
    Combine tuna, parsley, celery, green onions, capers and lemon juice in a bowl and season to taste with sea salt and freshly ground black pepper.
  • 2
    Divide tuna salad over un-toasted sides of rye bread, spreading to cover edges, and top with cheese and anchovies, if using.
  • 3
    Grill for 2-3 minutes or until bubbling and golden.