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Herbed Tuna Sandwiches

 Herbed Tuna Sandwiches
A delightful combination of herbs and reduced-fat cheese make this simple tuna sandwich stand out. Marie Connor of Virginia Beach, Virginia shares the recipe.
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 20 min.


  • 1 can (12 ounces) light tuna in water, drained and flaked
  • 2 hard-cooked eggs, chopped
  • 1/3 cup fat-free mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup minced chives
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
  • 8 slices whole wheat bread, toasted
  • 1/2 cup shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese


  • Combine the first seven ingredients. Place four slices of toast on an
  • ungreased baking sheet; top with tuna mixture and sprinkle with
  • cheese.
  • Broil 3-4 in. from the heat for 1-2 minutes or until cheese is
  • melted. Top with remaining toast. Yield: 4 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 sandwich equals 332 calories, 9 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 144 mg cholesterol, 864 mg sodium, 30 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 34 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 2 starch.
Wine: Light-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot

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