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Tuna Melts Recipe

Tuna Melts Recipe

While the soup simmers, assemble tasty Mozzarella Tuna Melts. Using a mini food processor to chop the celery and onion for the filling helps shave preparation time. Then just pop the sandwiches in the oven.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 can (6 ounces) water-packed tuna, drained and flaked
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped celery
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 4 hamburger buns, split
  • 4 mozzarella cheese slices
  • 4 tomato slices
  • 4 lettuce leaves

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, combine the tuna, celery, onion and mayonnaise. Spread on bottom of buns; set bun tops aside. Top tuna mixture with a slice of cheese and tomato.
  • 2. Place on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 12-15 minutes or until heated through and cheese is melted. Top each with a lettuce leaf; replace bun tops. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 sandwich equals 363 calories, 20 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 40 mg cholesterol, 575 mg sodium, 25 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 20 g protein.