Healthy Choice Tuna Melt

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Lynda Hayes

By
@LyndawithaY

I have always loved tuna melts. :) Lots of mayonnaise, cheese, and high carb bread. I am dropping a bit of winter weight by eating lighter. So here is my new healthier version of the tuna melt, for a leaner and lighter new year ahead of us all. You don't miss a thing here, it's de-lish!

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I love a good tuna melt and this sandwich is delicious. It cuts back on the fat, but you don't lose any of the taste. The bit of mayo makes it creamy and I like the crunchiness the celery added. I was curious about microwaving the sandwich. With the bread being toasted and the quick time in the microwave it didn't get rubbery. Just melted the cheese a bit. This is quick, easy to prepare and quite tasty. The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
1-2
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
5 Min
Method:
Microwave

Ingredients

  • 1 can(s)
    tuna, packed in water, 3 oz.
  • 1-2 Tbsp
    Hellman's light mayonnaise
  • 1/4 c
    celery stalk, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp
    sea salt & pepper
  • 1 oz
    Borden's 2% reduced fat cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 c
    tomato, chopped
  • 1 slice
    healthy whole grain bread, toasted

How to Make Healthy Choice Tuna Melt

Step-by-Step

  1. Drain water from tuna. In a bowl, mix tuna, mayo, celery, sea salt & pepper.
  2. Toast 1 slice of whole grain bread. Put tuna mixture onto bread. Add tomato on top. Add low-fat cheese on top. Microwave for 30 seconds on high to melt cheese. Yumm-o!

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About Healthy Choice Tuna Melt

Course/Dish: Fish, Tuna Salads, Other Snacks
Main Ingredient: Fish
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy




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