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Herbed Tuna Sandwiches Recipe

Herbed Tuna Sandwiches Recipe

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.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 1 can (12 ounces) light tuna in water, drained and flaked
  • 2 hard-cooked large 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


  • 1. Combine the first seven ingredients. Place four slices of toast on an ungreased baking sheet; top with tuna mixture and sprinkle with cheese.
  • 2. 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.