Emeril's Kicked-Up Tuna Melts (Marthastewart.Com) Recipe

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Makes 4 servings



Chopped red onion, capers, lemon juice, oregano, and juicy slices of tomato add kicked-up flavor to chef Emeril Lagasse's hot, open-faced tuna sandwiches. Slices of provolone cheese over the top melt beautifully under the broiler http://www.marthastewart.com/260194/emerils-kicked-up-tuna-melts?czone=food%2Ffish-and-shellfish%2Ffish-varieties

Recipe Ingredients for Emeril's Kicked-Up Tuna Melts (marthastewart.com)

20 ounces (4 cans 5 ounces each) solid white tuna packed in water, drained
1/3 cup mayonnaise, plus more for spreading
1/4 cup finely chopped red onion
4 teaspoons capers, rinsed and drained
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon coarse salt
1 teaspoon ground pepper
1/4 teaspoon dried oregano, crumbled between your fingers
200 g (4 slices) crusty bread
2 Tomatoes (8 slices), Red, Ripe
4 slices provolone

Recipe Directions for Emeril's Kicked-Up Tuna Melts (marthastewart.com)

  1. Heat broiler, with rack in highest position. In a medium bowl, combine tuna, mayonnaise, onion, capers, lemon juice, salt, pepper, and oregano and stir until thoroughly combined.

  2. Arrange bread on a baking sheet and spread a little mayonnaise on each slice. Divide tuna salad evenly among slices, then top each with 2 slices tomato and 1 slice cheese. Broil until cheese is golden brown and bubbling, 3 to 4 minutes.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 315.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
542
Calories from Fat
224
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
24.9g
38%
Saturated Fat
8.5g
42%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
72mg
24%
Sodium
1392mg
58%
Potassium
547mg
16%
Total Carbohydrates
30.0g
10%
Dietary Fiber
1.2g
5%
Sugars
3.4g
Protein
48.4g
Vitamin A 18% Vitamin C 17%
Calcium 24% Iron 22%
* 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
C+
  Good points
  • Low in sugar
  • High in niacin
  • Very high in selenium
  • High in vitamin B12
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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