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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 Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 359kcal


  • 2 avocado
  • 1 can tuna
  • ¼ cup onion (finely diced)
  • ¼ cup pickles (finely diced)
  • ¼ cup red bell pepper (finely diced)
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • ¼ cup mayonnaise
  • ½ cup cheddar cheese (shredded)
  • to taste salt and pepper


  • 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.


Tips and Tricks:
1. For a dressing you can mix ½ cup mayonaisse, ½ cup ketchup and a squeeze of lemon juice. Season with salt and pepper.


Calories: 359kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 30g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 36mg | Sodium: 368mg | Potassium: 625mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 904IU | Vitamin C: 23mg | Calcium: 125mg | Iron: 1mg