Open-Faced Tuna Melts Recipe
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Open-Faced Tuna Melts Recipe

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Casting about for a way to get your family to eat more fish? These simple open-faced sandwiches are rich in healthy omega-3 oils and flavor! “I’ve enjoyed this recipe for 20 years and usually serve it for Sunday lunch.” Alice Strapp-Meister - New Ross, NS
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup fat-free mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons chopped green pepper
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons chopped onion
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons chopped celery
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons prepared mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 can (6 ounces) tuna, drained and flaked
  • 2 hamburger buns, split and toasted
  • 4 slices tomato
  • 2 tablespoons shredded reduced-fat cheddar cheese

Nutritional Facts

2 sandwich halves equals equals 276 calories, 5 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 34 mg cholesterol, 833 mg sodium, 28 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 28 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, combine the first six ingredients; stir in tuna. Spread over each bun half; top with a tomato slice. Sprinkle with cheese.
  2. Place on a baking sheet. Broil 3-4 in. from the heat for 3-5 minutes or until lightly browned and cheese is melted. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Open-Faced Tuna Melts in Healthy Cooking June/July 2009, p57

Nutritional Facts

2 sandwich halves equals equals 276 calories, 5 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 34 mg cholesterol, 833 mg sodium, 28 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 28 g protein.

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

Reviews for Open-Faced Tuna Melts

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Reviewed Feb. 13, 2013

Great taste. I plan on filling a broiler pan and putting them out for a brunch. Easy to do after the eggs are out of the oven.

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Reviewed Jun. 18, 2011

My husband and I both loved this recipe. It has already become a favorite quick weekday meal.

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Reviewed Aug. 22, 2010

Perfect light dinner for a summer evening!

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Reviewed Feb. 24, 2010

I will try this recipe again, except I will add some pickle relish and a little mayo. It was very dry and lacked flavor. I think the pickle relish of just the juice will help the flavor

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Reviewed May. 13, 2009

These were great and I don't usually like tuna. I doubled the recipe and ended up with about 8 half sandwiches.

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