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Make a bun out of a tomato in this healthy low-carb tuna melt recipe that swaps bread for veggies. You save 23 grams of carbohydrate and get 1 veggie serving while you're at it!

Source: EatingWell.com, December 2017


Recipe Summary

10 mins
15 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Arrange rack in upper third of oven. Preheat broiler. Line a baking sheet with foil.

  • Combine yogurt and mayonnaise in a medium bowl. Mix in tuna, breaking up the chunks. Add capers, dill and pepper and stir to combine.

  • Set tomato halves on foil, cut-side up. Divide the tuna mixture evenly among 4 of the halves. Top with cheese. Broil until the cheese is melted, 4 to 6 minutes. Top with the other tomato half. Let cool slightly before serving.

Nutrition Facts

1 sandwich
218 calories; protein 18.4g; carbohydrates 8.3g; dietary fiber 2.2g; sugars 5.2g; fat 12.9g; saturated fat 5.9g; cholesterol 47.7mg; vitamin a iu 1900.3IU; vitamin c 25mg; folate 37.3mcg; calcium 233.5mg; iron 1.4mg; magnesium 39.6mg; potassium 543.2mg; sodium 372.4mg; thiamin 0.1mg.

1 1/2 lean protein, 1 1/2 vegetable, 1 high-fat protein, 1/2 fat