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Tuna Melts

Crusty French loaf from Pillsbury makes a great bread for these tuna melts.

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  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 30 min
  • ingredients 4
  • servings 4
 

Ingredients

1
can Pillsbury® refrigerated crusty French loaf
2
cans (5 oz each) tuna packed in water, drained
1/4
cup mayonnaise
4
slices (3/4 oz each) American cheese, cut in half diagonally

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Lightly spray large cookie sheet with cooking spray.
  • 2 Cut loaf of dough crosswise in half to make 2 loaves. Place loaves seam sides down and 3 inches apart on cookie sheet. With sharp knife, cut 3 diagonal slashes, 1/2 inch deep, on top of each.
  • 3 Bake 23 to 25 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 2 minutes.
  • 4 Meanwhile, in small bowl, mix tuna and mayonnaise until well blended.
  • 5 Set oven control to broil. With serrated knife, cut loaves in half horizontally; place cut sides up on same cookie sheet. Spread 2 heaping tablespoons tuna mixture onto each half loaf. Top each with 2 cheese triangles.
  • 6 Broil 4 to 5 inches from heat 1 to 2 minutes or until cheese is melted.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Lightly spray large cookie sheet with cooking spray.
  • 2 Cut loaf of dough crosswise in half to make 2 loaves. Place loaves seam sides down and 3 inches apart on cookie sheet. With sharp knife, cut 3 diagonal slashes, 1/2 inch deep, on top of each.
  • 3 Bake 23 to 25 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 2 minutes.
  • 4 Meanwhile, in small bowl, mix tuna and mayonnaise until well blended.
  • 5 Set oven control to broil. With serrated knife, cut loaves in half horizontally; place cut sides up on same cookie sheet. Spread 2 heaping tablespoons tuna mixture onto each half loaf. Top each with 2 cheese triangles.
  • 6 Broil 4 to 5 inches from heat 1 to 2 minutes or until cheese is melted.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

For a flavor twist, stir 1 tablespoon pickle relish into the tuna mixture.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Sandwich
Calories
450
(
Calories from Fat
190),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
21g
21%
(Saturated Fat
7g,
7%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
50mg
50%;
Sodium
900mg
900%;
Total Carbohydrate
37g
37%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
3g
3%
),
Protein
29g
29%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
6%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
2 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 3 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.