Julie’s Keto Tuna Melt | Featured on the Marilyn Denis Show

recipe May 13, 2020

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Tuna salad mix:

1/4 cup         sugar-free mayo (example)

2                    celery stalks

1/2 cup         dill pickles or olives, chopped

4 oz               line-caught tuna, drained (example)

1-2 tsp          mustard

1/4 cup         purple onion, minced

                       salt, to taste


1 oz.            shredded dairy-free cheese (example)

1/4 tsp          paprika 

For serving:

5 oz               leafy greens

                       grain-free bread or buns (example)



1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C).

2. Mix the salad ingredients until well combined.

3. Place the bread slices on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. 

4. Spread the tuna mix on top of the bread, sprinkle cheese on top of the salad mix, then top with paprika.

5. Bake in the oven until the cheese has melted, about 15 minutes. 

6. Serve each open-faced sandwich with some leafy greens drizzled with olive oil.

Makes 4 open-faced sandwiches.


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