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Lemon-Tarragon Tuna Melt with Provolone | Black Girl Chef's Whites

Lemon-Tarragon Tuna Melt with Provolone

Lemon-Tarragon Tuna Melt with Provolone
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Recipe type: Main Dish
  • 1 can (7 oz) solid white tuna in water drained
  • ⅓ cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • ½ teaspooon finely grated lemon zest
  • ½ teaspoon chopped fresh tarragon leaves
  • ¼ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 slices white bread
  • 2 tablespoons melted butter
  • 2 cups grated provolone cheese
  • 1 each avocado large dice
  • kettle cooked potato chips
  1. In a medium bowl mix together the tuna, mayonnaise, lemon juice, lemon zest, tarragon, salt and pepper.
  2. Brush the slices of bread with the melted butter, then place them butter side down in a large skillet.
  3. Divide the provolone cheese between the 4 slices of bread.
  4. Spread the tuna on 2 slices of the bread, place a cover on the skillet and turn the heat to medium high.
  5. Cook the sandwiches for about 4-5 minutes, checking to see if the cheese has melted and the bread has browned.
  6. Remove the sandwiches from the skillet, place diced avocado onto the tuna and cover with the slice of bread with cheese only.
  7. If desired, add a handful of potato chips on top of the avocado before closing the sandwich.