Tuna Melt

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Preparation time: 10
Cooking time: 5

Serves: 4


4 slices whole-wheat bread
2 6-ounce cans chunk light tuna (see Ingredient note), drained
1 medium shallot, minced (2 tablespoons)
2 tablespoons reduced-fat mayonnaise
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 tablespoon minced flat-leaf parsley
1/8 teaspoon salt
Dash of hot sauce, such as Tabasco
Freshly ground pepper to taste
2 tomatoes, sliced
1/2 cup shredded sharp Cheddar cheese


1. Preheat the broiler.
2. Toast bread in a toaster.
3. Combine tuna, shallot, mayonnaise, lemon juice, parsley, salt, hot sauce and pepper in a medium bowl. Spread 1/4 cup of the tuna mixture on each slice of toast; top with tomato slices and 2 tablespoons cheese. Place sandwiches on a baking sheet and broil until the cheese is bubbling and golden brown, 3 to 5 minutes. Serve immediately.

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