Eating Well Tuna Melt Recipe

Looking for an easy Eating Well Tuna Melt recipe? Learn how to make Eating Well Tuna Melt using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by whirringblender

Makes 4 servings



TIP: Note: Chunk light tuna, which comes from the smaller skipjack or yellowfin, has less mercury than canned white albacore tuna. FDA/EPA advice recommends no more than 6 ounces of albacore a week; up to 12 ounces canned light is considered safe.

Recipe Ingredients for Eating Well Tuna Melt

12 ounces canned chunk light tuna, drained (see Note)
2 tbsp shallot, minced
2 tablespoons low-fat mayonnaise
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 tablespoon minced flat-leaf parsley
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 dash of hot sauce
1 Freshly ground pepper to taste
4 slices whole-wheat bread, toasted
2 tomatoes, sliced
1/2 cup shredded sharp Cheddar cheese

Recipe Directions for Eating Well Tuna Melt

  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.

Categories

Dairy, Fish, Fruits, Main Dish, American, Broil

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 206.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
257
Calories from Fat
84
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
9.3g
14%
Saturated Fat
3.6g
18%
Trans Fat
0.2g
Cholesterol
54mg
18%
Sodium
622mg
26%
Potassium
257mg
7%
Total Carbohydrates
18.2g
6%
Dietary Fiber
3.8g
15%
Sugars
3.8g
Protein
27.3g
Vitamin A 16% Vitamin C 19%
Calcium 14% Iron 54%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B-
  Good points
  • Very high in iron
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