These Caprese Tuna Melt Flatbreads are perfect for a quick lunch recipe or a light dinner recipe! If you love tuna and caprese salads, then you will love this flavorful combination of tuna, fresh mozzarella cheese, and tomatoes!
Caprese Tuna Melt Flatbreads
Caprese salads should be the official king of summer. There is nothing better than a caprese salad with fresh garden tomatoes. Even better, you can use the flavors of caprese in so many different ways! On a pizza, on a sandwich, or like in this version, on a naan flatbread! The addition of tuna adds protein to the flatbread and makes this even more filling!
What is caprese?
Caprese is an Italian salad that is made up of tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, and basil. It is usually then drizzled with olive oil or balsamic vinegar and some salt and pepper. Caprese is such a basic salad but in the peak of summer, when tomatoes and basil are so fresh, it is such a tasty salad! This easy ingredient combo is one of my favorite foods and I could eat this salad again and again.
Tuna Recipe without Mayo
I know that tuna and mayonnaise go hand in hand, but mayo is certainly not my favorite condiment. This tuna recipe with oil and vinegar is unique but so delicious!
This Caprese Tuna Flatbread is my version of an old favorite. I replaced the bread with a delicious naan flatbread. The tomatoes and tuna gets quickly marinated in balsamic vinaigrette and then everyone gets baked together with pearls of fresh mozzarella cheese and garnished with fresh basil. You could also throw this on the grill!
I used Bumble Bee® Solid White Albacore tuna on this sandwich. Seriously, all tuna is not created equally, guys. This white albacore is mild and fresh, light in color, and I love how it comes in big chunks. No mushy tuna for me!
The texture of this is meaty and perfect. While just a caprese flatbread would be delicious, when you add the white albacore tuna, you are making this a protein packed meal. And I love that this tuna is wild-caught and is non-GMO project certified.
These Caprese Tuna Flatbreads are a delicious way to get a healthy and protein filled dinner on the table quickly. Perfect for lunch or a light dinner, you will love how flavor packed these flatbreads are.
Looking for more light lunch recipes?
Blackened Chicken Caesar Salad with Crispy Onions
Grilled Romaine Caesar Salad with Asiago Cheese Toast Points
Caprese Tuna Melt Flatbread Sandwiches
These Easy Caprese Tuna Melt Flatbreads are a light and healthy lunch recipe that you will go to again and again!
- 6 oz. solid white albacore tuna drained well
- 1 naan flatbread
- 2 roma tomatoes diced
- 1/4 cup red onion diced fine
- 15 mozzarella pearls or 1/2 cup fresh mozzarella cheese
- 3 tbsp. balsamic vinaigrette
- 1/2 tbsp. olive oil
- 3 large basil leaves sliced into strips
Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
In a bowl, mix together tuna, tomatoes, onion, balsamic vinaigrette, and olive oil. Let sit for 5 minutes.
Spread tuna mixture evenly across the flatbread. You want to leave the dressing mixture in the bowl so it does not make the bread soggy. Cover mixture with mozzarella and place on a baking sheet.
Bake for 10-12 minutes, or until cheese is melted and bread becomes golden brown around the edges.
Remove from oven and garnish with basil. Serve immediately.
This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Bumble Bee Seafoods.
3 thoughts on “Caprese Tuna Melt Flatbreads”
this pizza looks delicious..I am getting hungry
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