Tuna Melt Sandwiches is an easy and quick (15) minute recipe. It is also a healthy low calories, low carbohydrates, low sugars, low fat, low cholesterol recipe for lunch or dinner. Perfect for the summer or anytime. It’s both a Diabetic (2) Carb Choice and also a WeightWatchers 6 Points+ recipe. Ingredients include: canned tuna, bell peppers, onions, cheese, mayonnaise and basil on whole wheat bread. Makes 4 servings. Tuna Melt Sandwiches will be loved by your family, friends and guests
1 (5 oz) can white tuna in water, drained, flaked
3 tbsp light, reduced-fat, mayonnaise
1/4 cup chopped onions
1/4 cup chopped green peppers
1/2 tsp dried basil leaves
8 slices whole wheat bread
4 slices 2% milk cheese singles
1. Combine together the first 5 ingredients.
2. Fill bread slices with tuna salad and cheese singles in equal amounts to make 4 sandwiches.
3. Cook in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat 3 minutes on each side or until golden brown.
Yield 4 Sandwiches
Serving Size: 1 sandwich per serving.
WW Points+ = 6
Carb Choices: 2
2 Starch + 2 Meat(L)
Original recipe and image from: Kraft Foods. http://www.kraftrecipes.com/recipes/crunchy-garden-tuna-melts-118626.aspx
Calories: 260, Total Fat 8g, Saturated Fat 2.5g, Cholesterol 20mg, Carbohydrates 27g, Sugars 5g, Sodium 720mg, Fiber 4g, Protein 18g, Vitamin A 6 %DV, Vitamin C 6 %DV, Calcium 30 %DV, Iron 10 %DV
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