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Snappy Tuna Melts

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 15 min.

Makes

4 servings

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
Snappy Tuna Melts Recipe photo by Taste of Home
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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

  1. 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.
  2. 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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