Tuna Melts with Avocado

Serve these open-face sandwiches with a simple side of carrot and celery sticks with low-fat dressing to dip.  Serves 4.

What you’ll need:

  • 2 1/2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons thinly sliced shallots (or yellow onion)
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 (6-ounce) can solid white tuna packed in water, drained and flaked
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 avocado
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, quartered
  • 1/3 cup shredded Swiss cheese
  • 2 (6-ounce) pieces French bread, halved and toasted

What you’ll do:

  • Preheat broiler to high.
  • Combine the olive oil, shallots, mustard, pepper, salt and tuna in a bowl, stirring well.
  • Peel, seed and chop the avocado.
  • Sprinkle lemon juice over chopped avocado and gently mix with tuna.
  • Sprinkle cheese evenly over bread and broil for 3 minutes or until bubbly.
  • Divide tuna evenly among the 4 pieces of bread and serve.

Recipe and image from Cooking Light.

So what are you waiting for…Get dinner on the table!

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