Spicy Tuna Melts

December 2008
Spicy Tuna Melts

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Serve with pickles.

Makes: 4 servings

Prep: 15 mins

Bake: 10 mins

Ingredients
  • 1 cup chopped pickled jalapeno chiles
  • 2/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons finely chopped chipotle chiles in adobo sauce
  • 3 6 ounce cans  tuna packed in olive oil, drained
  • 4 large slices peasant-style bread, toasted
  • 1 cup shredded pepper jack cheese (4 ounces)
Directions
  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees . In a medium bowl, stir together 3/4 cup jalapenos, the mayonnaise and chipotle chiles. Stir in the tuna.
  2. Divide the tuna mixture among the toast, cover with the cheese and sprinkle with the remaining 1/4 cup chopped jalapenos. Bake until the cheese melts, 8 to 10 minutes.
Tip Pair with:
  • Kuleto Estate Rosato 2007 (California), Feudo Arancio Pinot Noir 2006 (Italy)
Tip Waste not:
  • Combine cubed day-old bread with creamy soup and frozen veggies and bake for an instant casserole.
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