Tuna Melt

Source: Weight Loss Diet Plan App

Makes: 4 servings
Active Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes


    2 5-ounce cans chunk light tuna (see Tip), drained
    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
    Dash of hot sauce
    Freshly ground pepper, to taste
    4 slices whole-wheat bread, toasted
    2 tomatoes, sliced
    1/2 cup shredded sharp Cheddar cheese


1. Preheat broiler.
2. Combine tuna, shallot, mayonnaise, lemon juice, parsley, salt, hot sauce and pepper in a medium bowl.
3. Spread 1/4 cup of the tuna mixture on each slice of toast; top with tomato slices and 2 tablespoons cheese.
4. Place sandwiches on a baking sheet and broil until the cheese is bubbling and golden brown, 3 to 5 minutes.


Per serving: 209 calories; 7 g fat ( 4 g sat , 2 g mono ); 29 mg cholesterol; 17 g carbohydrates; 1 g added sugars; 18 g protein; 3 g fiber; 497 mg sodium; 355 mg potassium.

Nutrition Bonus: Vitamin C (20% daily value), Vitamin A (18% dv), Calcium (15% dv)

Carbohydrate Servings: 1

Exchanges: 1 starch, 1/2 vegetable, 3 lean meat, 1/2 high-fat meat



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