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Tuna Melt Crostini Recipe

A Delicious way to enjoy the flavors of a tuna melt with on an easy to eat baked toast. Lots of flavor and flair with every bite. Ideal for the summer time!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine: American
Keyword: tuna appetizer, Tuna Melt Crostini, tunafish salad appetizer
Servings: 9 crostini
Calories: 3216cal
Author: Amy
Cost: $4


  • baking sheet


  • 1 large can tuna drained
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon red onion diced
  • 1 tablespoon parsley chopped, reserve half for garnishing
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp black pepper
  • 1 plum tomato sliced
  • 9 Italian bread sliced 1/2 inch thick
  • 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees f.
  • Drain the water/oil out of the tuna.
    chunk Light Tuna1
  • Add half the parsley and red onion to a bowl along with your tuna and mayo; mix.
    Tuna Salad
  • Spread tuna salad mixture over each crostini slice evenly.
    Tuna Toast Melts
  • Top each crostini with with one tomato slice and an even amount of cheese.
    Tuna Toast Melts with Tomato
  • Bake for 5-6 minutes or until cheese is melted.
    Cheese Topped Tuna Crostini1
  • Garnish with remaining parsley and enjoy!
    Baked Tuna Crostini1


You can use tuna in oil, but the caloric content will be higher. 
Nutritional values may differ and are meant to be a guide.


Serving: 1crostini | Calories: 3216cal | Carbohydrates: 296g | Protein: 51g | Fat: 204g | Saturated Fat: 110g | Cholesterol: 13mg | Sodium: 2238mg | Potassium: 1283mg | Fiber: 20g | Sugar: 175g | Vitamin A: 148IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 35mg | Iron: 12mg