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Tropical Melts

tropical melt

Sliced pineapple adds a tropical flavor to the well known tuna melt. For breakfast, brunch, lunch or late-night snack, on English muffins, bagels or bread.

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  • 2 halvesServings


  • 1 (6-ounce) can tuna or salmon, drained and flaked
  • 1 tablespoon mayonnaise or sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped celery
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ⅛ teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning
  • 2 English muffins, split and toasted
  • 1 (8-ounce) can sliced pineapple, drained
  • 4 slices cheddar cheese


1. Preheat oven to broil. 

2. In a bowl, combine tuna, mayonnaise, celery, salt and lemon-pepper. Spread the mixture over the muffin halves.

3. Top each with a slice of pineapple and cheese. 

4. Broil 6 inches from the heat for 2 minutes or until cheese is melted and lightly browned. Serve immediately. 

You can replace English muffins with bagels.