Tuna Melt with Avocado

A delicious and budget friendly meal! Serve with some veggies and dip or a light salad. The avocado and tuna are both rich in heart healthy fats!

Ingredients:
2 1/2 Tbsp olive oil
2 Tbsp thinly sliced shallots
1 Tbsp Dijon mustard
1/4 tsp black pepper
1/8 tsp salt
1 (6-oz) can solid white tuna in water, drained and flaked
1 1/2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
1 avocado
1 cup cherry tomatoes, quartered
1/3 cup shredded Swiss cheese
4 slices French bread, toasted

Directions:
1. Preheat broiler to high.
2. Combine oil, shallots, mustard, pepper, salt, and tuna in a bowl; stir to combine.
3. Combine lemon juice and chopped avocado, toss well. Add avocado mixture and tomatoes to tuna mixture combining well.
4. Sprinkle cheese evenly over cut sides of bread, broil for 3 minutes or until cheese is bubbly. Divide tuna mixture evenly among bread slices.

Yield: 4 servings

Nutrition Information per Serving: 455 calories, 19.7 g fat, 3.9 g saturated fat, 20.1 g protein, 49.7 g carbohydrate, 5.3 g fiber, 26 mg cholesterol

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1 Comment

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One response to “Tuna Melt with Avocado

  1. Avocado and tuna, a fabulous combo. Thanks for sharing!

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