Tuna Melt Sliders (and the Best Super Bowl Food!)
Tuna Melt Sliders (and the Best Super Bowl Food!)

Tuna Melt Sliders (and the Best Super Bowl Food!)

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Tuna Melt Sliders
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These quick and easy Tuna Melt Sliders are so cheesy and delicious -- and perfect for game day! Feel free to prepare the tuna salad in advance and then assemble the sliders just before game time.
Serves: 12
Tuna Salad Ingredients:
  • Two 6-ounce cans Albacore tuna, drained
  • 2 tablespoons minced red onion, soaked in cold water for 5 minutes and drained
  • 1 teaspoon minced flat-leaf parsley
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise (Duke’s if you have it, Hellmann’s or Best Foods if you don’t), plus more for spreading
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 3 tablespoons Wickle’s Pickles relish
  • 8 Ritz crackers, crushed
  • Black pepper, to taste
  • Juice from half a lemon
Slider Ingredients:
  • 1 (12-count) package Hawaiian Rolls
  • 9 slices sharp cheddar cheese
  • 3/4 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 cup butter melted
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons onion powder
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F and spray a 9 x 13-inch baking dish with cooking spray. In a medium bowl, break up the tuna. Add onion, parsley, mayonnaise, mustard, a squeeze of lemon juice, relish, and crushed crackers. Stir to combine and then taste. Add pepper or more lemon juice as needed. Stick this in the fridge to chill.
  2. Cut the rolls in half and spread mayonnaise on both the top and bottom half. Place the bottom half of the rolls in the prepared baking dish and place a scoop of tuna salad onto each roll. Top this with a layer of cheese slices and then the top half of the rolls.
  3. Whisk together the mustard, melted butter, and onion powder and pour the mixture over the rolls. Cover them with foil and let sit for 10 minutes. Bake for 10 minutes or until the cheese is melted. Uncover and continue baking for 2-3 minutes until the tops are slightly browned. Let cool slightly and serve warm.


6 Comments on Tuna Melt Sliders (and the Best Super Bowl Food!)

  1. Yugi
    February 25, 2022 at 10:16 pm (2 years ago)

    I doubled the recipe for a ‘dinner in the park’ for people who are unhoused and/or food insecure. They loved them ! Thanks.

    • Julie Ruble
      April 13, 2022 at 10:33 am (2 years ago)

      This is so sweet, Yugi!! Thank you for supporting your community!

  2. Anne Hogan Keegan
    January 24, 2023 at 6:44 pm (1 year ago)

    Good recipe. Loved the addition of the Ritz crackers. And kudos to Yugi for sharing them in the ‘park’!


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