Cilantro Tuna Melts

  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Ingredients 7
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

1
can Pillsbury™ refrigerated crusty French loaf
2
cans (5 oz each) solid white tuna in water, drained, flaked
1/3
cup mayonnaise
1/3
cup seeded, finely chopped jalapeño chiles (about 2 chiles)
1
cup fresh cilantro, chopped
4
oz sliced Cheddar cheese
1
to 2 tablespoons Crisco® Pure Olive Oil

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Place oven rack in upper third of oven. Carefully unroll loaf of dough on ungreased large cookie sheet. Press dough into 13x10-inch rectangle. Bake 10 minutes.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, in medium bowl, mix tuna, mayonnaise, chiles and cilantro.
  • 3
    Remove bread from oven. Place cheese slices on one half of the bread; bake 2 minutes longer or until cheese starts to melt. Remove from oven. Cut into 8 pieces, 4 with cheese and 4 plain. Spread tuna mixture on 4 plain pieces of bread. Top with remaining pieces, cheese side down.
  • 4
    Heat 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium heat. Brush one side of each sandwich with oil. Place 2 sandwiches in skillet, oil side down; cook 1 to 2 minutes. Brush tops of sandwiches with oil; turn. Cook 1 to 2 minutes or until golden brown. Repeat with remaining two sandwiches and oil. Cut sandwiches diagonally. Garnish with additional cilantro, if desired.

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Nutritional Information

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
540
Calories from Fat
280
% Daily Value
Total Fat
31g
48%
Saturated Fat
10g
49%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
60mg
20%
Sodium
930mg
39%
Potassium
210mg
6%
Total Carbohydrate
38g
13%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
0g
Protein
26g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
15%
15%
Calcium
15%
15%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1 High-Fat Meat; 4 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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