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Tuna Melt Recipe

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


Submitted by lcondron

Makes 4 servings



Diabetes appropriate | Low calorie | Low carbohydrate | Low saturated fat | Low sodium | Heart healthy | Healthy weight |

Recipe Ingredients for Tuna Melt

12 ounces canned chunk light tuna, drained (see Note)
1 medium shallot, minced (2 tablespoons)
2 tablespoons low-fat mayonnaise
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 tablespoon minced flat-leaf parsley
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 dash 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 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

Seafood, Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 286.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
230
Calories from Fat
79
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
8.8g
14%
Saturated Fat
3.6g
18%
Trans Fat
0.2g
Cholesterol
48mg
16%
Sodium
566mg
24%
Potassium
240mg
7%
Total Carbohydrates
16.3g
5%
Dietary Fiber
2.7g
11%
Sugars
3.8g
Protein
21.6g
Vitamin A 15% Vitamin C 18%
Calcium 14% Iron 8%
* 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+
    Bad points
  • High in sodium
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