Tuna melts (recipe in the comments)
Raw broccoli with sesame ginger dressing as dip
So we needed an easy meal for tonight because we were planning to watch coverage of all the inaugural balls. Hmph. No one had good coverage of the balls. NBC had regular programming. ABC stuck to just one ball the whole time. CNN spent most of the time wonk-ing away on the SAME political analysis with brief cut-aways to balls, but they were totally un-focused about it. Sigh. Desipte this, it was nice to have an easy dinner. I created the base recipe for these tuna melts one evening when M was really busy with work. They were a big hit and he added the horseradish and possibility of Jarlsburg as the cheese in later renditions. I truly thing these are amazing and, while not a health-food, they're better for you than most tuna melts. I love all the crunchy veggies and the horseradish really pushes it over the top.
Difficulty: Super easy
Chopping: Pepper, onion, celery, broccoli
Time: 20 minutes
Make ahead: You can make the tuna salad ahead and then mix it well before making the sandwiches last minute. They're not quite as good, but if you make extras they are pretty good cold the next day for lunch.
J: "So yummy and SPEEDY!"
M: "Tuna goodness."