Tuna Melt – Weight Watchers

Tuna Melt – Weight Watchers

Yield: 2 Servings (6 points per sandwich)

Servings: 2 Tuna Melts


  • 1 5 oz. can of tuna in water
  • 1 rib of celery, chopped
  • 1-2 tablespoons chopped onions
  • 2 tablespoons light mayonnaise
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 4 slices Sara Lee 45 calorie wheat with honey bread
  • I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter spray
  • 2 slices Sargento ultra thin mild cheddar cheese


  1. Preheat a frying pan over low/medium heat.
  2. Drain the can of tuna fish and add it to a small bowl.
  3. Add the mayonnaise, celery, onion, salt and pepper and stir together.
  4. Spray one side of each slice of bread 4 times with the butter spray.
  5. Add half of the tuna mixture to one slice of bread (on the not buttered side), add one slice of cheese and put one slice of bread on top.
  6. Add the sandwich to the heated pan. Cook until golden brown on each side, making sure the cheese melts.
  7. Repeat with the remaining ingredients.

Introduction: Step into a world of culinary satisfaction with our Weight Watchers Tuna Melt, a masterpiece that combines the heartiness of tuna with the gooey goodness of melted cheese. This innovative recipe has been carefully crafted to cater to your wellness goals, providing a delightful twist on the classic tuna melt. Join us as we delve into the art of creating this savory sensation, offering a harmonious balance of textures and flavors that will undoubtedly elevate your dining experience.


  • 2 cans (5 oz each) solid white tuna in water, drained
  • 1/4 cup light mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup non-fat Greek yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped red onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped celery
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • 4 whole grain English muffins, split and toasted
  • 1 cup reduced-fat shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley (for garnish)
  • Sliced tomatoes and lettuce leaves (optional, for serving)


  1. Preheat your oven’s broiler, ensuring it reaches the desired temperature for melting the cheese.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine the drained tuna, light mayonnaise, non-fat Greek yogurt, Dijon mustard, chopped red onion, chopped celery, fresh lemon juice, salt, and black pepper. Mix the ingredients thoroughly, ensuring an even distribution of flavors.
  3. Split the English muffins and toast them to your desired level of crispiness.
  4. Spread the tuna mixture generously over each toasted English muffin half, creating a luscious base for the Tuna Melt.
  5. Sprinkle the reduced-fat shredded cheddar cheese evenly over the tuna mixture, ensuring each muffin half is generously covered.
  6. Place the prepared muffins under the broiler for 2-3 minutes or until the cheese is melted and bubbly, creating a golden-brown crust.
  7. Remove the Tuna Melts from the oven and garnish with chopped fresh parsley for a burst of color and freshness.
  8. Optional: Serve the Tuna Melts with sliced tomatoes and lettuce leaves for added crunch and a refreshing touch.

Nutritional Information:

  • Serving Size: 1 Tuna Melt (1 English muffin with toppings)
  • Calories: 280
  • Total Fat: 8g
  • Saturated Fat: 3.5g
  • Cholesterol: 40mg
  • Sodium: 480mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 28g
  • Dietary Fiber: 5g
  • Sugars: 3g
  • Protein: 25g

Weight Watchers (WW) SmartPoints: 7 per serving

Conclusion: Our Weight Watchers Tuna Melt is a testament to the joy of combining wholesome ingredients with culinary finesse. This recipe not only satisfies your cravings for a hearty and cheesy dish but also aligns seamlessly with your commitment to a balanced lifestyle. At just 7 SmartPoints per serving, indulge in the pleasure of a Tuna Melt that bridges the gap between flavor and wellness. The combination of tuna, Greek yogurt, and reduced-fat cheese creates a symphony of textures and tastes that will make this dish a staple in your collection of go-to recipes. Elevate your mealtime with this savory delight, perfect for lunch, dinner, or a satisfying snack that caters to your taste buds and your wellness journey.


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