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Heartfelt Tuna Melt
Heartfelt Tuna Melt
Makes 4Servings
Prep Time: 5min
Cook Time: 5min
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  • 6 ounces sold white tuna packed in water, drained
  • 1/3 cup chopped celery
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup low fat Russian or Thousand Island salad
  • 2 whole-wheat English muffins, split
  • 3 ounces Cabot 50% Light Cheddar cheese, grated
  • Salt and black pepper to taste

Preheat broiler. Combine tuna, celery, onion and salad dressing. Season with salt and pepper. Toast English muffin halves. Place split-side-up on baking sheet and top each with 1/4 of tuna mixture. Broil 2-3 minutes or until heated through. Top with cheese and return to broiler until cheese is melted, about 1 minute longer.

Recipe created by Cabot Creamery

Submitted by: Makers of LACTAID® Brand Products
Nutritional Facts
Calories: 210
Fat: 6 g
Saturated Fat: 3 g
Cholesterol: 30 mg
Sodium: 417 mg
Calcium: 20% Daily Value
Protein: 19 g
Carbohydrates: 20 g

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