Reinvent your lunchtime routine with this creamy spinach tuna melt. This open faced sandwich is easy to make and beyond delicious. Plus, you can enjoy this recipe in a variety of ways! 

Creamy Spinach Tuna Melt – Healthyish Foods

Load this creamy tuna melt mixture on top of some naan bread or a slice of buttered toast. For a keto twist, skip the bread and dip into this delicious creamy spinach tuna melt mixture using celery sticks, cucumber slices or carrots. Another option, is to tuck it into a wrap with some sliced tomatoes, fresh lettuce and onion for a tasty and creamy lunch wrap! No matter how you enjoy it, this recipe is a keeper! 

Looking for more quick lunch recipes? Try my tuna noodle pasta salad or my plant-based chickpea curry salad.

Creamy Spinach Tuna Melt – Healthyish Foods

Looking for more simple lunch recipes? Try my light and creamy crab salad or my buffalo style chicken salad. They are all great recipes to meal prep for the week! 

Creamy Spinach Tuna Melt – Healthyish Foods
Creamy Spinach Tuna Melt – Healthyish Foods

Creamy Spinach Tuna Melt

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Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2-3 cloves garlic , minced
  • 1 cup white or yellow onion, diced
  • 1 cup diced red tomatoes, about 1 medium to large tomato
  • 5 ounces spinach , remove the stems, and give it a rough chop before adding it into the pan
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • pepper, to taste
  • ½ cup cream cheese
  • ¼ cup parmesan cheese
  • ¼ cup 2% milk
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 2 cans wild tuna – juice drained , 8 ounces total
  • ¼ cup shredded mozzarella cheese

Equipment

  • baking tray
  • saute pan with sides

Instructions 

  • In a large sauté pan over medium heat add the olive oil, garlic and onions.
    Once the onions are translucent, add the roughly chopped spinach and diced tomatoes. Let everything soften in the pan.
  • Once the spinach is wilted, add the salt, pepper, cream cheese, 2% milk and parmesan cheese. Stir until well combined.
  • Next, you’ll add the Dijon mustard and drained tuna. Fold all of the ingredients together until they are well combined.
  • Turn on the broiler in your oven.
  • While the broiler is heating, place 5-6 pieces of lightly toasted bread on a baking tray.
  • Spoon the tuna melt mixture onto the bread. Top with fresh tomatoes slices and some shredded mozzarella cheese.
  • Broil for 1-2 minutes or until the cheese is golden brown and bubbly.
  • Serve immediately and enjoy!