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Mozzarella Tuna Melts

Rated as 4.17 out of 5 Stars

"While the soup simmers, Jo assembles tasty Mozzarella Tuna Melts. 'Our daughter's home economics teacher shared the recipe for these all-American favorites,' she notes. Using a mini food processor to chop the celery and onion for the filling helps shave preparation time. Then Jo just pops the sandwiches in the oven."
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30 m servings
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. In a small bowl, combine the tuna, celery, onion and mayonnaise. Spread on bottom of buns; set bun tops aside. Top tuna mixture with a slice of cheese and tomato. Place on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake, uncovered, at 350 degrees F for 12-15 minutes or until heated through and cheese is melted. Top each with a lettuce leaf; replace bun tops.


  • Nutritional Analysis: One serving (prepared with fat-free mayonnaise and part-skim mozzarella) equals 272 calories, 8 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 28 mg cholesterol, 648 mg sodium, 27 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 23 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 2 lean meat.


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While there was nothing really wrong with these sandwiches, there are better recipes. For example, we enjoy melted Mozzarella cheese on many things, but not on these. It was just too bland (I wo...