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Open-Faced Tuna Melts Recipe

Open-Faced Tuna Melts Recipe

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. YIELD: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

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.

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.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

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