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!

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
11 mins
Total Time:
26 mins
6 servings


  • 2 (5 ounce) cans tuna packed in water, drained

  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise, or to taste

  • ¾ teaspoon celery salt

  • ¾ teaspoon onion powder

  • ¾ teaspoon garlic powder

  • cup chopped celery

  • cup chopped onion

  • ¼ cup chopped yellow bell pepper

  • 1 tablespoon butter, or to taste

  • 3 English muffins, split

  • 6 slices American cheese

  • 6 slices fresh tomato


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 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.

  4. Bake in the preheated oven until lightly browned, about 3 minutes.

  5. 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. Top each with a tomato slice before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

284 Calories
15g Fat
17g Carbs
20g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 284
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 15g 20%
Saturated Fat 8g 38%
Cholesterol 46mg 15%
Sodium 773mg 34%
Total Carbohydrate 17g 6%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 20g
Vitamin C 16mg 80%
Calcium 224mg 17%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 265mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.