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Red Leicester and Basil Tuna Melt

Red Leicester and Basil Tuna Melt

with Wholegrain Mustard and Spring Onion | 5-10 mins | Serves 1 | Serve Hot

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A lunchtime favourite, this tuna melt gets a twist with Red Leicester cheese and a hint of basil to make this toastie truly tempting!

Allergens:Cereals containing glutenMilkFishMustardEgg

Boxes and ingredients are packed in facilities that handles Peanut, Nuts, Sesame, Fish, Crustaceans, Milk, Egg, Mustard, Celery, Soya, Gluten and Sulphites. Due to the conflict in Ukraine, it has been necessary to substitute sunflower oil with rapeseed oil in some products without a label change. The FSA have advised that allergic reactions to rapeseed oil are rare.

Preparation Time10 minutes
Difficulty levelEasy

serving 2 people

Ingredientsarrow down iconarrow down icon

serving 2 people

1 unit(s)

Spring Onion

1 unit(s)

Seeded Roll

(ContainsCereals containing gluten)

60 grams

Red Leicester


1 tin(s)

Basil Flavoured Tuna


17 grams

Wholegrain Mustard


1 sachet


(ContainsMustard, Egg)
Nutritional information
Nutritional informationarrow down iconarrow down icon
per serving
per 100g
Energy (kJ)1755 kJ
Energy (kcal)419 kcal
Fat25.5 g
of which saturates8.9 g
Carbohydrate26.6 g
of which sugars3.1 g
Protein22.7 g
Salt2.14 g
Always refer to the product label for the most accurate ingredient and allergen information.
Utensilsarrow down iconarrow down icon
Medium Bowl
Instructionsarrow up iconarrow up icon
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a) Preheat your grill to high. Alternatively, you can preheat a sandwich press if you'd prefer, or enjoy the sandwich cold.
b) Thinly slice the spring onion.
c) Halve the seeded roll.


a) Grate the cheese.
b) Mix the tuna, wholegrain mustard, mayo, spring onion and half the cheese together in a small bowl.
c) Spread the tuna mixture over the cut sides of the roll.
d) Sprinkle the remaining cheese over the top.


a) If using the grill, pop the roll halves onto a baking tray. Grill until the cheese has melted, 3-4 mins.
b) If using a sandwich press, sandwich the roll together and place on the press. Heat until the bread has toasted and the cheese has melted.
c) If eating cold, sandwich the roll together and tuck in. Enjoy!