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Tuna Melt

Tuna Melt

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In this updated version of the tuna melt, we go light on the mayo and top it with fresh tomato slices and shredded sharp Cheddar, which allows us to use considerably less cheese while ensuring that there’s great cheese flavor in each gooey bite

Prep: 10 minutes | Total Time: 15 minutes
  • 12 ounces
    canned chunk light tuna, drained
  • 1 medium
    shallot, minced (2 tablespoons)
  • 2 tablespoon
    low-fat mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon
    lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon
    minced flat-leaf parsley
  • 1/8 teaspoon
  • 1 dash
    hot sauce
  • 4 slices
    whole-wheat bread, toasted
  • tomatoes, sliced
  • 1/2 cup
    shredded sharp Cheddar cheese
    freshly ground pepper, to taste
  1. Preheat broiler.
  2. Combine tuna, shallot, mayonnaise, lemon juice, parsley, salt, hot sauce and pepper in a medium bowl. Spread 1/4 cup of the tuna mixture on each slice of toast; top with tomato slices and 2 tablespoons cheese. Place sandwiches on a baking sheet and broil until the cheese is bubbling and golden brown, 3 to 5 minutes.
Nutritional Information

Makes: 4 servings
  • Calories257
  • Fat10 g
    • Saturated fat2 g
  • Cholesterol66 mg
  • Carbohydrates20 g
    • Dietary fiber5 g
  • Protein24 g
  • Sodium378 mg
* Nutritional Guidelines based on the USDA's MyPlate Standards.
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