Creamy Spinach Tuna Melt

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 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! 

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
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Creamy Spinach Tuna Melt

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Lunch
Cuisine: American
Keyword: tune melt


  • baking tray
  • saute pan with sides


  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 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 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 drained 8 ounces total
  • ¼ cup shredded mozzarella cheese


  • In a large sauté pan over medium heat add the garlic and onions. Once they 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 broil setting on 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!
Sarah Thomas-Drawbaugh

Author: Sarah Thomas-Drawbaugh

Sarah Thomas-Drawbaugh is a recipe developer and creator of the brand, Healthyish Foods®. Sarah makes plant-based, fish and chicken recipes that are simple and delicious. Her work can be seen in Healthy-ish by Bon Appetit and Bon Appetit Magazine (digital), Women’s Health Magazine (digital) and Mind Body Green. Sarah is a Pittsburgh, PA native but currently lives in Vail, Colorado with her husband, Dan and rescue dog, Graci!

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