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Tuna Melts with Avocado

Ingredients:

  • 2 1/2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons thinly sliced shallots
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 (6-ounce) can solid white tuna in water, drained and flaked
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 avocado
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, quartered
  • 1/3 cup shredded Swiss cheese
  • 2 (6-ounce) pieces French bread, halved lengthwise and toasted

Directions:

  1. Preheat broiler on high.
  2. Combine first 6 ingredients in a medium bowl, stirring well to coat. Place juice in a small bowl. Peel, seed and chop avocado. Add avocado to juice; toss. Add avocado mixture and tomatoes to tuna mixture; toss well to combine. Sprinkle cheese evenly over cut sides of bread, and broil for 3 minutes or until cheese is bubbly. Place 1 bread slice, cheese side up, on each of the 4 plates, and divide tuna mixture evenly among bread slices.

 

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