Tuna Cheesies

This is a delightful recipe that makes almost little tuna fish pizzas or half bagels. Kids will have fun making this! Use your favorite cheese!

Original recipe makes 6 servings


2 (6 ounce) cans tuna packed in water, drained
3 tablespoons mayonnaise, or to taste
1 teaspoon celery salt
1 teaspoon onion powder
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1/3 cup chopped celery
1/3 cup chopped onion
1/4 cup chopped yellow bell pepper
2 tablespoons butter
3 English muffins, split
6 slices American cheese
6 slices fresh tomato

  • PREP

    15 mins

  • COOK

    11 mins


    26 mins


  1. Preheat oven to 200 degrees F (95 degrees C).
  2. Flake the tuna into a medium bowl. Mix in the mayonnaise, celery salt, onion powder, and garlic powder. Stir in celery, onion, and yellow bell pepper.
  3. Butter English muffin halves, place them on a baking sheet, and bake 3 minutes in the preheated oven, until lightly browned. Remove from oven. Spoon tuna mixture onto each muffin half, and top each with a slice of cheese. Return to the oven, and continue baking until the cheese has melted, about 8 minutes. Remove, and top each with a tomato slice to serve.


Calories: 334 kcal
Carbohydrates: 16.7 g
Cholesterol: 56 mg
Fat: 19.3 g
Fiber: 0.7 g
Protein: 23.5 g
Sodium: 868 mg