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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

  1. Combine the flat bread ingredients in a medium-sized bowl, then shape into a ball.

  2. Separate into two equal portions. Using a rolling pin and your hands, flatten each portion into a circle.

Making the Filling

  1. Prep the red onion, apple and tuna.

  2. In a large bowl, combine all ingredients.

  3. Check the seasoning of your filling and adjust according to your preferences.

Cooking the Flat Bread

  1. Heat oil in a fry pan over medium heat.

  2. Fry the bread for 2-3 minutes, brushing oil on the exposed side. Flip, then fry the other side for 2-3 minutes.

  3. 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.

  4. Sandwich the filling between the two rounds of bread.

  5. Return to the frying pan and cook for another 2 minutes on each side.

  6. Remove from the pan, cut into wedges and serve straight away.