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Tuna Melt


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  • 4 slices whole wheat bread
  • 2 (6 ounce) cans chunk light tuna, drained
  • 1 medium shallot, minced (2 tablespoons)
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-fat mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon minced flat leaf parsley
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 dash hot sauce, such as Tabasco
  • fresh ground pepper
  • 2 tomatoes, sliced
  • 1/2 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese


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Step 1

Preheat the broiler.

Toast bread in a toaster.

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.

Serve immediately.


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