The Best Tuna Melt Ever

The Best Tuna Melt Ever

Make no mistake, a tuna melt is almost always a beautiful thing. But this is like a tuna melt at eleven!


  • 1 Tbsp Yogurt, plain
  • 1 Tbsp Mayonaisse
  • Splash of Lime Juice
  • 1 tsp Smoked Paprika
  • 1 tsp Capers, chopped or minced
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
  • 170 g tin of Tuna, in water

———— And for the assembly

  • 1/4 scant Cup of Cheddar, freshly grated *You can use smoked cheddar for an extra smokey taste.
  • 2 slices of Bread, of your choice
  • 1 Tbsp Butter, unsalted


  1. Mix together the yogurt, mayonnaise, lime juice, capers, and smoked paprika. Add the tuna, and 1 Tbsp of the grated cheese, mixing together and then add a dash of salt and pepper, to taste.
  2. On medium-high heat, warm a skillet.
  3. Butter the outsides of the bread, spread the tuna mix and top with choose and a dash extra of Smoked Paprika.
  4. Grill until nice brown crust forms (about 5-6 minutes, but keep an eye on it). Turn to grill other side.
  5. Serve warm with a dill pickle *pickle is optional