Grands!® Tuna and Green Chile Melt

Green chiles and Cajun seasoning add zip to these easy, open-face tuna melts.

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 25 min
  • ingredients 14
  • servings 8

Ingredients

1
can (16.3 oz) Pillsbury® Grands!® Homestyle refrigerated reduced-fat buttermilk biscuits
1
egg yolk
1/4
teaspoon water
1
tablespoon sesame seed
1/3
cup reduced-fat mayonnaise or salad dressing
2
tablespoons finely chopped fresh cilantro
1/8
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon pepper
1/8
teaspoon Cajun seasoning
1
can (4.5 oz) Old El Paso® chopped green chiles
2
cans (5 oz each) albacore tuna in water, drained
2
cups shredded reduced-fat Cheddar cheese (8 oz)
Chopped tomato, if desired
Shredded lettuce, if desired
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray large cookie sheet with cooking spray. Separate dough into 8 biscuits; place 2 1/2 inches apart on cookie sheet. With bottom of flat 2-inch-diameter glass or with fingers, press biscuits into 3 1/2-inch rounds with 1/4-inch rim around outer edge.
  • 2 In small bowl, beat egg yolk and water with fork until well blended. Brush over tops and sides of biscuits. Sprinkle each with sesame seed. Bake 13 to 17 minutes or until golden brown.
  • 3 Meanwhile, in medium bowl, mix mayonnaise, cilantro, salt, pepper, Cajun seasoning and green chiles. Stir in tuna; set aside.
  • 4 Set oven control to broil. Spoon about 1/4 cup tuna mixture into indentation in each biscuit; sprinkle each with 1/4 cup cheese. Broil 4 to 6 inches from heat 1 to 2 minutes or until cheese is melted. Carefully remove biscuits from cookie sheet. Garnish with tomato and lettuce.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Open-Face Sandwich
    Calories
    360
    (
    Calories from Fat
    160),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    18g
    18%
    (Saturated Fat
    9g,
    9%
    Trans Fat
    2g
    2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    70mg
    70%;
    Sodium
    1080mg
    1080%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    29g
    29%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    6g
    6%
    ),
    Protein
    19g
    19%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    8%;
    Vitamin C
    2%;
    Calcium
    20%;
    Iron
    15%;
    Exchanges:
    1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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