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postheadericon Tuna Melt Sandwiches

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, diabetic-friendly and Weight Watchers (7 SmartPoints), (6 PointsPlus) recipe. Great for lunch or dinner. 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 all of your family, friends and guests.

Tuna Melt Sandwiches

Tuna Melt Sandwiches

Prep Time: 10 Minutes.
Cooking Time: 5 Minutes.

INGREDIENTS:

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% American cheese singles

Directions:

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.

Weight Watchers (7 SmartPoints), (6 PointsPlus)

Carb Choices: 2

Diet Exchange:
2 Starch + 2 Meat(L)

Original recipe and image from: Kraft Foods. http://www.kraftrecipes.com/recipes/crunchy-garden-tuna-melts-118626.aspx

Nutritional Information:
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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Tuna Melt Sandwiches
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