Salmon Melts

It's a slightly fancier tuna melt when you use salmon! Blended with sweet pepper, mayonnaise and sour cream, kicked up just a notch with some hot sauce, these salmon melts are topped with tomato, arugula and mozzarella and popped under the broiler.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Additional Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
25 mins
4 servings


  • 8 ounces cooked salmon, flaked

  • ¼ cup finely chopped green onions (2)

  • ¼ cup finely chopped red sweet pepper

  • 2 tablespoons fat-free mayonnaise dressing

  • 2 tablespoons light sour cream

  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice

  • ¼ teaspoon bottled hot pepper sauce

  • 2 whole-wheat English muffins, split and toasted

  • 4 slices tomato

  • 1 cup arugula or watercress

  • ½ cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese (2 ounces)


  1. Preheat broiler. In a medium bowl, stir together salmon, onions, sweet pepper, mayonnaise, sour cream, lemon juice, and hot pepper sauce. Arrange English muffin halves on a baking sheet. Top evenly with tomato slices, arugula, salmon mixture, and the cheese. Broil 4 to 5 inches from the heat for 3 to 4 minutes or until cheese melts and bubbles.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

244 Calories
11g Fat
17g Carbs
20g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Serving Size 1 topped muffin
Calories 244
% Daily Value *
Total Carbohydrate 17g 6%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 20g 39%
Total Fat 11g 14%
Saturated Fat 3g 17%
Cholesterol 48mg 16%
Vitamin A 771IU 15%
Vitamin C 20mg 22%
Folate 54mcg 13%
Sodium 348mg 15%
Calcium 231mg 18%
Iron 1mg 7%
Magnesium 51mg 12%
Potassium 422mg 9%

Nutrition information is calculated by a registered dietitian using an ingredient database but should be considered an estimate.

* Daily Values (DVs) are the recommended amounts of nutrients to consume each day. Percent Daily Value (%DV) found on nutrition labels tells you how much a serving of a particular food or recipe contributes to each of those total recommended amounts. Per the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the daily value is based on a standard 2,000 calorie diet. Depending on your calorie needs or if you have a health condition, you may need more or less of particular nutrients. (For example, it’s recommended that people following a heart-healthy diet eat less sodium on a daily basis compared to those following a standard diet.)

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a special diet for medical reasons, be sure to consult with your primary care provider or a registered dietitian to better understand your personal nutrition needs.

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