Tuna Melts

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

  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
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