Tuna Melt Recipe
You can always find a tin of tuna in a pantry. Tuna can also be found on almost every restaurant menu around the world. You can add tuna to almost anything, sandwiches, tacos, rice, salads, salsa, casseroles, and more. So how did tuna conquer the world and become famous?
Tuna has become one of the great, healthy convenience foods of the modern age. It is easy to prep, add to your meals, and is easy to cook. Tuna is one of the great cupboard staples, right next to canned soup. Tuna is eaten by millions across the world, in famed lunchtime tuna melt sandwiches, and tuna fish baked pasta for evening meals. In the U.K. is the second most eaten fish, right after salon.
In our expert opinion, the Tuna Melt is the most famous tuna recipe. The tuna melt holds a love/hate relationship with the world. Either you love tuna melts, or you hate them. But you are probably a part of that 99.999999% of people who love Tuna Melt sandwiches.
Health Benefits Of Tuna
Eating fish as part of a healthy diet grants a number of benefits. Tuna is full of protein and omega-3 fatty acids. By consuming 6 ounces of fish per week, you can reduce your risk of fatal heart disease by 36% according to the Harvard School of Public Health.
Canned tuna is the convenient way for you to still obtain all of the health benefits that fresh tuna and fish have. However, some types of canned tuna also pose some nutritional drawbacks.
Protein From Tuna
Eating canned tuna has the effect of increasing your protein take. Each serving of canned tuna contains around 30 grams of protein. This amount gives you approximately 50% of the recommended daily protein intake for a 200-pound person.
Tuna serves as a source of complete protein, one that provides you with all ten amino acids your body needs to survive. Your body needs these amino acids to maintain healthy tissue, to support brain function and to maintain a healthy hormone balance.
Omega-3 Fatty Acid From Tuna
Fish is an exceptional source of mega-3 fatty acids, and canned tuna is packed with the vital fats your body uses to maintain healthy skin, hair, and brain. Canned tuna packed in oil contains less omega-2 fatty acids than water-packed tuna.
When you are shopping for canned tuna, look for products with reduced-sodium that come packed with water. You will reap in more health benefits of the tuna’s proteins and omega-3 fatty acid content without consuming the excess salt. Always check the nutrition label to ensure the canned tuna is not rich in salt and sugar. Excess salt and sugar are familiar with already flavored canned tuna.
Tuna melts are the simplest and easiest go-to recipe out there that just happens to be jammed packed with all the nutrients your body needs. Here is our perfect and delicious Tuna Melt Recipe. Now you will never have to ask google “How to make a tuna melt?” again.
Toasted Tuna Melt Recipe
• 1 oz tuna
• 1 half medium bagel toasted
• 1 half slice Jack cheese
• 2 slices tomato
• Dandelion greens
• ½ tsp olive oil
• Pinch salt
1. Slice bagel and insert one half in toaster
2. Take ½ tsp of olive oil and mix with tuna
3. Spread tuna on bagel
4. Place tomato slices on top
5. Add pinch of salt and garnish with dandelion greens