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Tuna Melt

This healthy recipe comes from NDSU Extension Service.


  • 2 (5-oz) cans chunk light tuna in water, drained
  • 1 medium red onion, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp. mayonnaise
  • 1 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1/8 tsp. ground pepper
  • Salsa to taste
  • 4 slices whole-wheat bread, toasted
  • ¼ c. finely shredded cheddar cheese


Preheat broiler. Toast bread. Combine tuna, onion, mayonnaise, lemon juice, salsa and pepper in a medium bowl. Spread one-fourth of tuna mixture on each slice of toast; top with cheese. Place on a baking sheet and broil until cheese is bubbling and golden brown, three to five minutes.

Makes four servings.

Per serving: 250 calories, 7 grams (g) fat, 32 g protein, 21 g carbohydrate and 400 mg sodium.
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