Smoked Tuna Melts

Categorized as: Dinner, Fish-Shellfish
Makes 4 servings.


1 pouch (5 ounces) hickory-smoked chunk light 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

* Plain, water-packed tuna may also be used

Smoked Tuna Melts


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.

Nutritional Info (per serving):

Calories: 164
Carbohydrate: 16g
Protein: 16g
Fat: 4g
Saturated fat: 2g
Sodium: 380mg
Fiber: 2g

Exchanges per serving: 1 starch, 2 lean meat
Carbohydrate choices: 1

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