Ingredients

  • 1 pouch (5 ounces) hickory-smoked chunk light tuna or plain water packed tuna
  • 1 green onion, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-fat mayonnaise
  • 2 whole wheat English muffins, split and lightly toasted
  • 4 large tomato slices
  • Coarse-ground black pepper
  • 4 slices (½ ounce each) part-skim mozzarella cheese

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  2. Place tuna in a bowl and flake with a fork. Add green onion and mayonnaise; stir to mix well.
  3. Top each English muffin half with a slice of tomato and one-fourth of the tuna mixture.
  4. Sprinkle lightly with pepper and top with a slice of cheese. Warm in the oven until cheese melts, about 3 – 4 minutes.
  5. Tuna mixture may be made in advance and refrigerated until ready to make melts.

Food Exchanges: 1 starch, 2 lean meat.
Carbohydrate choices: 1

Nutritional Info (per serving):
Makes 4 Servings
Calories: 164
Carbohydrate: 16g
Protein: 16g
Fat: 4g
Saturated Fat: 2g
Sodium: 380mg
Fiber: 2g

Recipe courtesy of Diabetes Self-Management magazine, offers up-to-date, practical “how-to” information on nutrition, exercise, new drugs, medical advances, self-help, and the many other topics people need to know about to stay healthy. Over the last eight years alone, the articles and series in Diabetes Self-Management have captured 191 awards at the annual National Health Information Awards, more than any other diabetes magazine.
Reprinted with permission from Diabetes Self-Management. © 2008 R.A. Rapaport Publishing, Inc. Visit us at www.DiabetesSelfManagement.com.

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