Flipped Tuna Melts

Why this recipe?  This is a type of sandwich that's easy to make "on-the-fly"—schedules in my family are all over the place!  I like to make the tuna mixture ahead of time and store it in my refrigerator; that way it is as easy to access as lunch meat!

My Flipped Tuna Melts are full of flavor, filling and healthy.  This recipe can be made with chicken or turkey!

The Flip:  The first thing I changed was the bread.  You can't beat a great English Muffin; it comes out of the oven with a slight crunch on the outside, while the inside remains irresistibly moist.  The next to go was mayonnaise, which got rid 79g of fat!  In it's place, I introduced my favorite sandwich spread and Dijon mustard to create a nice balance. The final ingredient was the Ultra Thin Cheese—it's flavorful cheese cut into very thin slices.  It's a great way to cut calories, fat and points!

My thoughts:  With Flip2Tasty recipes, you can make your own "flips!"  Change the meat, bread, herbs, mustard, cheese, or anything else—make it your own!  For a quick balanced meal, I added fresh fruit and my favorite baked chip (Kettle Bakes, Cheddar and Roasted Tomato).  Check out the recipe for other brand names I used in my flip.   Enjoy!

Servings: 12  Serving size 1  Calories: 202  Fat:  8g  Carbs: 15g  Fiber: 0g  Protein: 13g  Sugar: 1g
Sodium: 467mg    Old points: 4    Points +: 5


  • 2 (7 oz) Solid White Albacore Tuna in water, drained
  • 2 Tbsp Sour Cream, light
  • 2 Tbsp Dijon Mustard
  • 2 Tbsp Creamy Horseradish Sauce, (I used Woeber's Horseradish Sauce—Yum!)
  • 2 Tbsp Sweet Relish
  • 1/4 cup Red Onion, finely chopped
  • 2 Hard Boiled Eggs, small chopped
  • 1 1/2 tsp Italian Seasoning
  • 1 tsp Lemon Juice, fresh
  • 1 Tbsp Lemon Pepper
  • 2 Tomatoes, medium 
  • 1 pkg Sargento Ultra Thin Cheese, 2 slices per melt  (Provolone or Swiss)
  • 1 pkg Thomas English Muffins, halved
  1. In medium glass mixing bowl, combine sour cream, Dijon mustard, horseradish sauce, sweet relish, red onion, eggs, Italian seasoning, lemon juice and lemon pepper.  Mix well.
  2. Add tuna to mixture.  Stir well.  Scoop an even amount of tuna mixture on each English muffin half.  Spread evenly. 
  3. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.  Place English Muffins on large baking sheet.  Bake for 6 minutes and remove from oven.
  4. Change oven setting to broiler. Top each English muffin with tomato and cheese slices.  Return to oven until cheese is melted and bubbly.
  5. Serve immediately. 



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