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Avocado Tuna Melt

Avocado Tuna Melt is a quick and simple lunch that is gluten-free and packed with flavor. A healthy twist of the classic tuna melt sandwich.

avocado tuna melt

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All it takes is a fresh ripe avocado and a few staple pantry and fridge ingredients to create this quick and delicious meal. Mix everything together, scoop it into the avocado, top with cheese and pop it into the oven until it is a delicious melted mess.

It’s made in minutes and can be eaten with a spoon right out of the avocado shell. Having less dishes is always a big bonus, not that you need an excuse to try out this recipe!

  • avocado
  • canned tuna
  • onion
  • pickles
  • red bell pepper
  • paprika
  • mayonnaise
  • cheddar cheese
  • salt and pepper

  1. Preheat oven to 400ºF/200ºC.
  2. Scoop out some of the avocado to make to hole slightly bigger. Mix those bits into the tuna salad.
  3. Mix the tuna, onion, red bell pepper, pickle, cheese, paprika and mayo.
  4. Season the mixture your liking with salt and pepper.
  5. Scoop the tuna mixture into the avocado and top with more cheese.
  6. Slide into the oven for approximately 5-10 minutes, until the cheese is melted.

Avocado Tuna Melt

A new twist on a cheese melt! Canned tuna stuffed avocado with melted cheese. This Avocado Tuna Melt is a great easy and healthy lunch recipe. 8 Ingredients. 20 Minutes. Gluten-Free. Keto. Low-Carb.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Serving Size 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 avocado
  • 1 can tuna
  • 1/4 cup onion (finely diced)
  • 1/4 cup pickles (finely diced)
  • 1/4 cup red bell pepper (finely diced)
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup cheddar cheese (shredded)
  • to taste salt and pepper

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400ºF/200ºC.
  • Scoop out some of the avocado to make to hole slightly bigger. Mix the bit of scooped out avocado into the tuna salad.
  • Mix the tuna, onion, red bell pepper, pickle, cheese, paprika and mayo. Season to your liking with salt and pepper.
  • Scoop the tuna mixture into the avocado and top with more cheese.
  • Slide into the oven for approximately 5-10 minutes. Until the cheese is melted.

Notes

Tips and Tricks:
1. For a dressing you can mix 1/2 cup mayonaisse, 1/2 cup ketchup and a squeeze of lemon juice. Season with salt and pepper.

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6 Comments

  1. I’ve made this twice…second time without yellow or red pepper, but still absolutely delicious. Thank you ever so much for sharing!

  2. 5 stars
    Didn’t have any pickles…regardless…this was absolutely delicious!! Thank you for sharing with us. We will make this again.

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