Instead of provolone cheese, you can use Swiss, Cheddar, or any other type of sliced cheese.

Recipe by Oxmoor House January 2005


Recipe Summary

4 servings (serving size: 1 open-faced sandwich)


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Instructions Checklist
  • Cut tops off bell peppers; remove and discard seeds and membranes. Cook bell peppers in boiling water 5 minutes; drain. Rinse with cold water until cool, and drain. Cut bell peppers into 1/4-inch-wide slices. Set aside.

  • Preheat broiler.

  • Spoon tuna evenly over toasted bread slices; arrange 2 tablespoons watercress over each. Drizzle 1/2 teaspoon Italian dressing over each sandwich. Top evenly with bell pepper slices, and sprinkle evenly with black pepper. Top with cheese strips. Broil 2 to 3 minutes or until cheese melts. Serve warm with assorted fresh vegetables, if desired (vegetables not included in analysis).

  • carbo rating: 12


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Nutrition Facts

161 calories; fat 6.4g; saturated fat 2.5g; protein 13.9g; carbohydrates 13.6g; fiber 1.2g; cholesterol 19mg; iron 1.3mg; sodium 340mg; calcium 132mg.