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Tuna Melt

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Category: Sandwiches, Fish

 Ingredients List

  • 2 md Zucchini; (about 7 ounces
  • -each)
  • Olive oil-flavored cooking
  • -spray
  • 2 ts Dried basil
  • 1 ts Dried thyme
  • 1/8 ts Pepper
  • 4 sl Multigrain bread; toasted
  • 1 cn Solid white tuna in water;
  • -(9-ounce) drained
  • 1/4 c Light mayonnaise
  • 2 tb Finely chopped red onion
  • 16 sl Plum tomato; (1/4 inch
  • -thick)
  • 4 Less-fat Swiss or fat-free
  • -American cheese


1. Slice zucchini in half crosswise; then slice into 1/4-inch lengthwise

2. Coat a large nonstick skillet with cooking spray; place over medium-high
heat until hot. Add half of the zucchini; cook 5 minutes. Turn slices over,
sprinkle with half of the herbs and pepper; cook 5 minutes or until tender.
Repeat with remaining zucchini, herbs, and pepper. Divide zucchini slices
evenly among toast slices.

3. Combine tuna, mayonnaise, and onion in a small bowl, stir well. Spread
1/2 cup tuna mixture over each zucchini-topped bread slice; top each with 4
tomato slices and 1 cheese slice.

4. Place sandwiches on a baking sheet; broil 2 minutes or until cheese

Yield: 4 servings.

CALORIES: 255 (25% from fat); FAT 6.9g (sat 1.2g, mono 1.6g, poly 3g);
PROTEIN 21.3g; CARB 24.7g; FIBER 3.5g; CHOL 31mg; IRON 2.7mg; SODIUM 882mg;
CALC 314mg

NOTES : * Have used green onions in place of onion * Used fat free cheese
slices (American or sharp cheddar) * Skipped spices on zuccini - results
still very good. * Used regular tomatoes in place of plum tomatoes. *
Sliced zucchini in circles - faster.

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