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Tuna Artichoke Melts Recipe
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Tuna Artichoke Melts Recipe

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After sampling a similar open-faced sandwich at a restaurant, I created a lovely lemon-seasoned tuna salad with artichoke hearts. Serve it on the patio for lunch with a friend.—Evelyn Basinger, Linville, Virginia
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 can (6 ounces) light water-packed tuna, drained and flaked
  • 1/3 cup coarsely chopped water-packed artichoke hearts, rinsed and drained
  • 2 tablespoons fat-free mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup shredded reduced-fat Mexican cheese blend, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt-free lemon-pepper seasoning
  • 1/8 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 2 English muffins, split and toasted

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 335 calories, 8 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 47 mg cholesterol, 989 mg sodium, 31 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 34 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 2 starch, 1 fat.

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, combine the tuna, artichokes, mayonnaise, 1/4 cup cheese, lemon-pepper and oregano. Spread over English muffin halves.
  2. Place on a baking sheet. Broil 4-6 in. from the heat for 3-5 minutes or until heated through. Sprinkle with remaining cheese; broil 1-2 minutes longer or until cheese is melted. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Tuna Artichoke Melts in Light & Tasty June/July 2006, p19

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 335 calories, 8 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 47 mg cholesterol, 989 mg sodium, 31 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 34 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 2 starch, 1 fat.

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Reviewed Jan. 10, 2015

"Really delicious, I will make these often! Loved the English muffin twist."

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Reviewed Apr. 23, 2013

"Good, love the artichokes."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Aug. 8, 2012

"I love artichokes and this recipe was a nice surprise. The English muffins offered a nice 'crunch' to each bite and all the toppings blended together well. A great week day recipe.

(5 Stars for me is an instant classic / serve to company meal.)"

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Reviewed Jul. 12, 2012

"These were delicious! I will definitely make them again. Great for a quick weeknight meal and then enjoy the leftover mix for lunch the next day!"

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Reviewed Jul. 3, 2012

"When I went to elementary school in Earlham Iowa, they used to serve these once in awhile for our lunches, minus the artichokes. I have always wanted to find this recipe as love it. Will make this again and again as it is delicious. That and a salad and I'm a very happy farm gal;)"

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