low calorie tuna melt recipe

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High Protein, Low Calorie Tuna Melt Sandwich

Looking for a cheap to make, nutritious, and savory lunch idea that takes only minutes to whip up? You’ve come to the right place!

This tuna melt sandwich is a great alternative to the higher calorie tuna melt recipes out there and doesn’t compromise on the taste.

Feel free to use this as a pre-workout, or post-workout meal as it’s high in protein and contains an adequate amount of carbs for energy and recovery.


  • 1 can of tuna (170g)
  • 1 tablespoon low fat miracle whip
  • handful of chopped celery and green onions
  • salt and chipotle pepper as seasoning
  • 2 slices low fat cheese (mine were extra thin and only 45 cals/slice)
  • 2 slices multigrain bread


  1. In a bowl mix the tuna, low fat miracle whip, celery, green onions and seasoning.
  2. Evenly spread the mixture onto a slice of your bread.
  3. Add the slices of cheese and add the other piece of bread.
  4. Toast on a pan for about 1 minute on each side (until each side is browned).

You can serve it with ketchup or whatever condiments you like! Let me know how you like it