Great recipe and husband approved! I doubled all of the ingredients so that the sandwiches could be a little fuller and there would be extra for leftovers. Helpful tip: If you pull out some of the inside of the bread, you can save on calories .
Tuna Melts with Avocado
You can serve these with carrot and celery sticks and a bit of light ranch dressing on the side for dipping.
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Total: 14 Minutes
- Calories: 455
- Fat: 19.7g
- Saturated fat: 3.9g
- Monounsaturated fat: 10.6g
- Polyunsaturated fat: 1.7g
- Protein: 20.1g
- Carbohydrate: 49.7g
- Fiber: 5.3g
- Cholesterol: 26mg
- Iron: 3mg
- Sodium: 860mg
- Calcium: 140mg
- 2 1/2 tablespoons olive oil
- 2 tablespoons thinly sliced shallots
- 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
- 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
- 1/8 teaspoon salt
- 1 (6-ounce) can solid white tuna in water, drained and flaked
- 1 1/2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
- 1 avocado
- 1 cup cherry tomatoes, quartered
- 1/3 cup shredded Swiss cheese
- 2 (6-ounce) pieces French bread, halved lengthwise and toasted
- 1. Preheat broiler to high.
- 2. Combine first 6 ingredients in a medium bowl, stirring well to coat. Place juice in a small bowl. Peel, seed, and chop avocado. Add avocado to juice; toss. Add avocado mixture and tomatoes to tuna mixture; toss well to combine. Sprinkle cheese evenly over cut sides of bread, and broil for 3 minutes or until cheese is bubbly. Place 1 bread slice, cheese side up, on each of 4 plates, and divide tuna mixture evenly among bread slices.
- Sustainable Choice: Solid white tuna is albacore, the most sustainable choice among varieties of tuna.
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