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Cheap Tuna Melt Flat Bread Sandwich

Course Lunch
Cuisine Australian, British
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 2 people
Author Scruff


Basic Flat Bread

  • 250 gm self raising flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 20 ml olive oil


  • 1 red onion finely chopped
  • 1 apple finely chopped
  • 200 gm tuna drained
  • dash white wine vinegar
  • 30 gm grated cheddar cheese
  • 2 tbsp cream cheese
  • pepper, to taste

Optional Extras

  • English mustard, spread on the flatbread
  • Tabasco sauce, added to the filling


Making the Dough

  • Combine the flat bread ingredients in a medium-sized bowl, then shape into a ball.
  • Separate into two equal portions. Using a rolling pin and your hands, flatten each portion into a circle.

Making the Filling

  • Prep the red onion, apple and tuna.
  • In a large bowl, combine all ingredients.
  • Check the seasoning of your filling and adjust according to your preferences.

Cooking the Flat Bread

  • Heat oil in a fry pan over medium heat.
  • Fry the bread for 2-3 minutes, brushing oil on the exposed side. Flip, then fry the other side for 2-3 minutes.
  • Remove from pan, and carefully run the knife around the edge, slowly working your way towards the centre until you end up with two halves.
  • Sandwich the filling between the two rounds of bread.
  • Return to the frying pan and cook for another 2 minutes on each side.
  • Remove from the pan, cut into wedges and serve straight away.