Tuna Melt (Gluten-Free)

Anastasia Keramidas for Vitacost.com/blog

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Sandwiched between two slices of gluten-free bread is a scoop of protein-rich tuna, creamy vegan “cheese” and just a bit of crunch. Bake it to gooey, melty perfection and enjoy it for lunch or dinner. Whether you’re craving a comfort food classic, or just looking for something tasty and quick to make, this meal is sure to hit the spot. Try personalizing your tuna melt by making homemade gluten-free bread or testing out different vegan “cheeses” (like this easy cashew “cheese”) to find your favorite combination of flavors.

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Tuna Melt (Gluten-Free)

Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 502 kcal
Author Anastasia Keramidas

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. In bowl, whisk together mayo, lemon juice and red pepper flakes. Mix in remaining ingredients, excluding ghee, bread and cheese.
  3. Spread ghee on one side of each bread slice and top with desired amount of cheese.
  4. Top two slices with tuna mixture, then remaining bread.
  5. Bake until cheese is melted, 6 to 8 minutes.

Recipe Notes

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Nutrition Facts
Tuna Melt (Gluten-Free)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 502 Calories from Fat 342
% Daily Value*
Fat 38g58%
Saturated Fat 9g45%
Cholesterol 50mg17%
Sodium 779mg32%
Potassium 266mg8%
Carbohydrates 18g6%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 18g36%
Vitamin A 645IU13%
Vitamin C 23.8mg29%
Calcium 54mg5%
Iron 2.4mg13%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.