Avocado Tuna Melts stacked on a plate
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5 from 3 votes

Avocado Tuna Melt Bagels

'Avocado Tuna Melt is the perfect after school snack for the kids, or simply a quick and easy lunch for the Tuna lovers among us!'
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Brunch, Lunch
Cuisine: Original, Quick Meal
Servings: 4
Calories: 420kcal
Author: Chris Collins

Ingredients

  • 2 Bagels
  • 2 cans Tuna, drained (approx 185g each)
  • 2 Tomatoes, sliced
  • 1 Avocado,sliced
  • 2 hefty tbsp Mayo
  • 1 tsp Dijon Mustard
  • 1 Green Onion, finely diced
  • 1 tbsp Fresh Parsley, finely diced
  • 1/4 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1/8 tsp Cayenne Pepper
  • 4 pinches Cheddar Cheese, grated
  • Lemon Juice, to taste
  • Salt & Black Pepper, to taste

Instructions

  • In a bowl, combine your Tuna, Mayo, Mustard, Onion, Parsley, Garlic, Seasoning, Cayenne Pepper and Lemon Juice. Place to one side.
  • Half, destone and slice your Avocado into evenly sized strips (8 strips per half). Half your Tomatoes and slice to similar thickness. You should end up with 16 slices of Avocado and 16 slices of Tomato.
  • Evenly slice your bagels in half and toast either under the grill or in toaster.
  • Assemble by placing a a slice of Avocado on the bagel, then a Tomato slice and repeat in a circular pattern. 4 slices of each should cover the surface.
  • Sprinkle a little Salt and Pepper and drizzle a bit of Olive Oil. Top with Tuna then finish with Cheese.
  • Grill unto golden and bubbly on top. Serve with an extra squeeze of Lemon Juice and a sprinkle of Parsley.

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Notes

a) If you don't have bagels then a thick slice of toast will work just as perfectly!

Nutrition

Calories: 420kcal | Carbohydrates: 30.85g | Protein: 29.13g | Fat: 21.05g | Saturated Fat: 7.104g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.031g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7.571g | Trans Fat: 0.335g | Cholesterol: 61mg | Sodium: 667mg | Potassium: 543mg | Fiber: 5.7g | Sugar: 4.37g | Vitamin A: 1500IU | Vitamin C: 14mg | Calcium: 230mg | Iron: 3.2mg