Here’s our updated version of the classic—and great proof that you can have your, well, melt and eat it, too, even if you’re building a healthy lifestyle. How about a tossed green salad on the side?
|Prep Time:||10 minutes|
|Ready in:||15 minutes|
|Ease of Prep:||Easy|
|4 slices whole-wheat bread|
|2 6-ounce cans chunk light tuna (see Ingredient note), drained|
|1 medium shallot , minced (2 tablespoons)|
|2 tablespoons reduced-fat mayonnaise|
|1 tablespoon lemon juice juice|
|1 tablespoon minced flat-leaf parsley|
|1/8 teaspoon salt|
|Dash of hot sauce , such as|
|Freshly ground pepper to taste|
|2 tomatoes , sliced|
|1/2 cup shredded sharp Cheddar cheese|
- Preheat the broiler.
- Toast bread in a toaster.
- Combine tuna, shallot, mayonnaise, lemon juice, parsley, salt, hot sauce and pepper in a medium bowl. Spread 1/4 cup of the tuna mixture on each slice of toast; top with tomato slices and 2 tablespoons cheese. Place sandwiches on a baking sheet and broil until the cheese is bubbling and golden brown, 3 to 5 minutes. Serve immediately.
Ingredient Note: Chunk light tuna is reported to contain less mercury than white albacore tuna. Click here to learn more about FDA guidelines.
Health Advantages: low calorie, low carb, low sat fat, low sodium, heart healthy, healthy weight.
|Servings Per Recipe: 4|
|Amount Per serving|
|Calories:||264 cal||Carbohydrate Servings:||1|
|Carbohydrates:||19 g||Dietary Fiber:||3 g||Cholesterol:||68 mg|
|Fat:||7 g||Sodium:||403 mg||Saturated Fat:||3 g|
|Protein:||31 g||Potassium:||287 mg||Monounsaturated Fat:||1 g|
|Nutrition Bonus:||Vitamin A (20% daily value), Vitamin C (20% dv).|
|Exchanges:||1 starch, 1/2 vegetable, 3 very lean meat, 1/2 high-fat meat|