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Tomato Tuna Melts


  • 4 medium tomatoes
  • 15 ounce can albacore tuna in olive oil, drained
  • 2 tablespoons onion, diced small
  • 2 tablespoons celery, diced small
  • 2 tablespoons pickle, diced small
  • 2 hard cooked egg, diced
  • 2 tablespoons Miracle whip
  • 1 teaspoon yellow mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon celery seed
  • Pinch of sugar
  • 1/4 cup parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup Panko breadcrumbs
  • 1 teaspoon butter, softened


  1. For the tuna salad:
  2. In a medium bowl combine tuna, onion, and the next 6 ingredients. Mix gently to combine, Set aside.
  3. In a small bowl combine the parmesan cheese, Panko crumbs, and softened butter, mixing well.
  4. Preheat the broiler.
  5. Spray a small baking dish (large enough to hold the 4 tomatoes) with nonstick cooking spray. Core tomatoes and cut into 6th careful not to cut entirely through. Pre lightly to open the tomatoes slightly. Place tomatoes in prepared baking dish.
  6. Divide the tuna salad between the tomatoes. Top with the cheese Panko mixture, dividing evenly.
  7. Place under preheated broiler until the cheese Panko mixture is browned, about 5-8 minutes.
  8. Serve immediately.