Healthy Tuna Melt

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A childhood favourite, re-imagined for a more health-conscious you. Out with the mushy white bread and processed cheese slices, in with the multigrain thin bagels and spinach! And really, not only is it better for you, but it TASTES better, too...

Tags: Easy, 10 mins, Lunches, Fish, Baking, President's Choice Blue Menu, Healthy Insider’s Report 2013
Serves: 4
Skill level: Easy
Prep time: 10  minutes
Cooking time: 8  minutes
Total: 18  minutes

Additional Information


3 tbsp (45 mL) finely chopped red onion
2 cups (500 mL) packed baby spinach leaves, chopped
5 tbsp (75 mL) PC Blue Menu Mayonnaise Type dressing
1 can (120 g) solid white tuna in water, drained
1/8 tsp (0.5 mL) freshly ground black pepper
2 PC Blue Menu Thins Multigrain Bagels
2/3 cup (150 mL) PC Blue Menu Light Triple Cheddar Shredded Cheese


  1. Preheat oven to 425°F (220°C). Line a baking sheet with foil.
  2. In bowl, combine red onion, spinach, mayonnaise, tuna and pepper. Use a fork to mash mixture until mayonnaise is evenly distributed.
  3. Place toasted bagel halves on baking sheet. Divide tuna mixture among bagel halves. Top evenly with cheese.
  4. Bake in centre of oven for 5 minutes or until cheese is melted. Turn broiler to High and broil for 2 to 3 minutes or until cheese is bubbling and starting to brown. Serve with a salad, if desired.

Nutritional Information

Per serving:
250 calories
fat 11 g
omega 3 polyunsaturates 0.8 g
sodium 440 mg
carbohydrate 20 g
fibre 3 g
protein 18 g
Source of Fibre
Source of Iron
Source of Vitamin A