With out a doubt, The Best Tuna Sandwich You Have Ever Had... If you like Tuna and Love Barbeque, you will not believe what a fine combination the two of them make together. Healthy, more flavor than you can imagine, low calorie and just down right good. The average tuna melt starts at 950 mg of sodium and goes over the top at 3000 mg's.
This Tuna Barbeque Panini Melt is at 384 mg's of sodium and is a hearty meal. You will make this one time and time again...
Barbeque Tuna Panini Melt - Serving's: 2
Per Serving: - Calories 274; Sodium 384mg;
Sat Fat 3g; Protein 26g; Carbohydrate 30g;
Cholesterol 47 mg; Dietary fiber 7mg.
In a small bowl mix tuna & 2 tablespoons of barbeque sauce. Place in a skillet and warm up till barbeque sauce has blended with the tuna. Place tuna back in bowl and add celery, onion, basil, parsley and seasonings. Mix to combine.
Place tuna mix on top of each bun, add cheese slice, 1/2 tablespoon of barbeque sauce and put top of bun on.
Place entire sandwich into Panini Grill and cook for 3 minutes.
Note: If you do not have a Panini Grill you can use a skillet and squirt non stick spray on to both sides of sandwich and grill for 2 minutes per side or use a toaster oven..
Onion - finely chopped
Garlic - finely chopped
Tomato Paste - No Salt added
Apple cider Vinegar
In a medium sauce pot on medium-high, heat the oil and add the onions, cook until translucent. Add the garlic and cook for 2 minutes.
In a separate bowl add the remaining ingredients and mix together. Add to onion & garlic in pot and simmer for 45 minutes.
Yield: 3 cups
The sauce will be ready to be used on all of your favorite dishes
Note: You can add 1 or 2 roasted Jalapeno Peppers to your sauce for an Exciting Zing to the flavor...
Note: See Ingredients for low sodium -
no salt added tomato paste
Papa T's Barbeque Sauce
Serving's: 24 - 1 ounce servings (2 Tablespoons)
Per Serving: - Calories 68; Sodium 51mg;
Fat 1g; Protein 1g; Carbohydrate 15g;
Cholesterol 0 mg; Dietary fiber 1 mg.
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Barbeque Tuna Panini Melt
Preparing Your Ingredients
It’s important to prepare all of your ingredients before you start to cook. Do all of your chopping, grating and pre-measuring,
and you will have a great meal that is easy to make.
5 oz can
Albacore Tuna - (no salt added)
Oroweat Sandwich Thins (Bun)
Papa T's Barbeque Sauce - recipe below
Celery - chopped
Red Onion - chopped
Basil - Fresh, chopped
Parsley - Fresh, chopped
Cheddar Cheese - 1/2 ounce slices
No Salt Seasoning
Ground Black Pepper