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Snappy Tuna Melts

I lightened up a tuna melt by switching mayo to creamy balsamic vinaigrette. Kids and adults both go for this quick meal hero. —Christine Schenher, Exeter, California
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pouch (11 ounces) light tuna in water
  • 1 hard-boiled large egg, coarsely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-fat creamy balsamic vinaigrette
  • 1 tablespoon stone-ground mustard, optional
  • 4 whole wheat hamburger buns, split
  • 8 slices tomato
  • 8 slices reduced-fat Swiss cheese

Directions

  • In a small bowl, mix tuna, egg, vinaigrette and, if desired, mustard. Place buns on an ungreased baking sheet, cut side up. Broil 4-6 in. from heat 1-2 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Spread tuna mixture over buns; top with tomato and cheese. Broil 2-3 minutes longer or until cheese is melted.
Nutrition Facts
2 open-faced sandwiches (calculated without mustard): 341 calories, 13g fat (5g saturated fat), 105mg cholesterol, 557mg sodium, 27g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 4g fiber), 35g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 2 starch, 1 fat.
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  • mumsay
    Mar 27, 2018

    I really liked this new take on the tuna melt. I left out the egg due to sensitivity to it, and I mixed my own balsamic vinaigrette - half vinegar and half olive oil. Tastes great!