Tuna Melts for lunch or light dinner

wFEvfehL13c213437333832333qgdhtHSZ_1346357953

 

2 (6oz.) cans albacore tuna, drain

1/4 cup finely diced red onion

1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil

1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar

1 tablespoon minced basil

1/2 tsp. crushed red pepper

salt and pepper , to taste

2 tablespoons dill relish

4 ciabatta rolls, split

Dijon mustard and mayonnaise, for spreading

8 slices Swiss cheese

2 tablespoons butter

In a medium bowl, mix the tuna with the onion, olive oil, vinegar, basil and crushed red pepper. Season with salt and pepper, to taste.

Heat panini press. Spread cut sides of rolls with mustard and mayonnaise and top each roll half with a slice of cheese. Spread the tuna salad on the bottoms . Close the sandwiches and spread the outsides of the rolls with butter.

Add sandwiches to press and cook until the cheese is melted and golden.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s