Important Update: Calorie Count will be shutting down on March 15th. Please click here to read the announcement. Data export is available.

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.
Legend

Fat
Protein
Carbs
Alcohol
Other

Calorie Breakdown
Nutrition Breakdown
Daily Values
Daily Values

Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B-
  Good points
  • Very high in iron
  •  
    Join Calorie Count - It's Easy and Free!
    CREATE FREE ACCOUNT
    Advertisement