Tuna and Veggie Melts

Give a lunchtime favorite added color, flavor, and crunch with shredded carrots, sliced tomatoes, and two kinds of cheese.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 4

Ingredients

1
(6-oz.) can water-packed tuna, drained
1/4
cup low-fat small curd cottage cheese
1/4
cup light mayonnaise
1/4
cup shredded carrot
4
slices whole wheat bread, toasted
4
slices tomato
4
oz. (1 cup) shredded mozzarella or Cheddar cheese
  • 1 In medium bowl, combine tuna, cottage cheese, mayonnaise and carrot; mix well.
  • 2 Spread tuna mixture evenly onto toasted bread slices. Place on ungreased cookie sheet. Top each with tomato slice and cheese.
  • 3 Broil 6 to 8 inches from heat for 1 to 2 minutes or until cheese is melted.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Sandwich
    Calories
    275
    (
    Calories from Fat
    110),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    12g
    12%
    (Saturated Fat
    4g,
    4%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    35mg
    35%;
    Sodium
    590mg
    590%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    18g
    18%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    5g
    5%
    ),
    Protein
    24g
    24%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    32%;
    Vitamin C
    4%;
    Calcium
    25%;
    Iron
    10%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 3 Lean Meat; 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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