A healthy melt recipe with canned tuna is here! These Bacon Tuna Melts are high in protein, low carb, and packed with flavor. If you’re looking for a quick lunch or dinner recipe that takes just a few minutes to meal prep then you’re going to love this one.
Start by taking out a bowl big enough to mix all of your ingredients in and 2 cans of drained your choice tuna. I went with a solid white in water today.
Add your drained tuna into your bowl followed by 1/4 teaspoon of lemon pepper, 1/8 teaspoon of garlic salt, 1/2 teaspoon of minced garlic, 5 tablespoons of fat free mayonnaise, 4 tablespoons of bacon bits, 1 cup of chopped celery, and 2/3 cup of a reduced fat shredded cheddar cheese.
Mix all of those ingredients together until everything is incorporated.
Take out some aluminum foil and cut squares of it into however many bacon tuna melts you’re going to make. I’m making 2 with the amount of ingredients we’re using here. Feel free to double or triple the recipe and make even more!
Shape your mix, place it into the center of your squares, and fold/wrap the aluminum foil around your shaped bacon tuna melts mix.
Place your wrapped squares onto a baking sheet and put them into the oven on 350F/176C for around 15 minutes. Keep in mind that cooking time may change depending on how many you’re making and how big or small you make them.
Remove your melts from the oven and eat them as is or with your favorite bread!
Pro tip? Put your melt onto a white cheddar rice cake instead of bread.
Ready for a high protein dessert? How about a Protein Banana Cream Pie?
Bacon Tuna Melts
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- 2 Cans Tuna
- ¼ Teaspoon Lemon Pepper
- ⅛ Teaspoon Garlic Salt
- ½ Teaspoon Minced Garlic - 1 Clove
- 5 Tablespoons Mayonnaise - Fat Free
- 4 Tablespoons Bacon Bits
- 1 Cup Celery
- ⅔ Cup Cheddar Cheese - Reduced Fat
- Drain your Tuna
- Chop up your Celery
- Combine all of your ingredients together into a bowl
- Mix them
- Shape your 2 melts
- Cut 2 squares of aluminum foil that are large enough to fold over each melt
- Fold the aluminum foil over your melts (seal them)
- Place your wrapped melts on a baking sheet
- Bake on 350F/176C for 15 minutes
- Calories: 508
- Fat: 20g
- Saturated Fat: 7g
- Sodium: 1652mg
- Carbs: 14g
- Fiber: 2g
- Sugar: 7g
- Protein: 68g
- Calories: 254
- Fat: 10g
- Saturated Fat: 3.5g
- Sodium: 826mg
- Carbs: 7g
- Fiber: 1g
- Sugar: 3.5g
- Protein: 34g