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Tuna Melt

By: EatingWell Test Kitchen (

Servings: 4

Total time: 15 minutes



2 5-ounce cans chunk light tuna (see Tip), drained

1 medium shallot, minced (2 tablespoons)

2 tablespoons low-fat mayonnaise

1 tablespoon lemon juice

1 tablespoon minced flat-leaf parsley

1/8 teaspoon salt

Dash of hot sauce

Freshly ground pepper, to taste

2 tomatoes, sliced

1/2 cup shredded sharp Cheddar cheese

4 slices whole-wheat bread, toasted



  1. Preheat broiler.
  2. 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.

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