Tuna Melt Recipe


This tuna melt recipe will have your tastes buds melting with joy. Made with non-fat mayo, healthy chunk white tuna (packed in water) you can enjoy this without adding extra fats to your meal.

This can be made from start to finish in under 15 minutes, so if you are short on time, this is the recipe to try.

The tuna is now zero Weight Watchers points on the freestyle plan so you don't have to use up all your SmartPoints on this sandwich.

Below are the list of ingredients, directions, recipe nutrition information and Weight Watchers points.

Tuna Melt

With just a toaster oven (or your broiler) and a handful of ingredients, you can be enjoying this recipe in a matter of minutes. Great on taste, small on time....The perfect combination. Add a soup or salad to complete the meal.

Recipe Type:

Sandwich, Main Dish, Fish

Degree of Difficulty:



  • 2 cans tuna, chunk white (6 oz), packed in water (or 1 12 oz can)
  • 1 1/2 cup coleslaw, packaged or homemade
  • 3 tbs green onion chopped
  • 3 tbs Mayonnaise, fat free
  • 1 tbs dijon-style mustard
  • 4 each english muffins, split in half
  • 1/3 cup cheddar cheese (reduced fat), shredded


  1. Preheat broiler or toaster oven.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine tuna (drained), coleslaw and green onions.
  3. In a small bowl, add fat free mayonnaise and mustard and stir to mix well.
  4. Add to tuna mixture stirring to combine well.
  5. Cut muffins in half. Spread mixture onto muffin halves.
  6. Place open faced muffins on broiler pan.
  7. Broil (about 4 inches from heat) for about 3 to 4 minutes.
  8. Sprinkle each muffin half with cheese. Broil for another 1 to 2 minutes or until cheese is melted.

Cooking Times

Prep Time: 5 minutes Cooking Time: 6 minutes

Nutrition Facts for Tuna Melt

Nutrition facts shown below are per serving. The number of serving is noted in the header section below. The serving size is the first item noted on the nutrition facts table.

Nutrition Per Serving

Number of Servings: 4
Serving Size 2 sandwich halves
Calories 304
Total Fat 5.6g
      Sat Fat 1.7g
Cholesterol 41.5mg
Sodium 720.5mg
Total Carbohydrates 34.1g
      Fiber 2.9g
      Sugar 2.2g
Protein 28.3g

MyWW Points

Green: 7 pts
Blue: 6 pts
Purple: 6 pts

Other Weight Watchers Points

7 pts
6 pts

The tuna and green onions were not included in the calculation of the MyWW Blue and Purple points for this tuna melt recipe. All other WW points do not include the green onions.


Add some of your favorite seasonings to enhance the flavor. You can use dill weed, lemon garlic or even an all purpose seasoning.

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