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Tuna and Pear Melt

Take 5 with this delectable dish that can moonlight well as an appetizer, when served in smaller portions.

Serves 
Prep time
5 min
Time to Table
5 min

Ingredients

2 cans (85g each)
Clover Leaf Flaked Light Tuna - Dill & Lemon
1
pear, cored and sliced thinly
1/2 cup (125 mL)
walnuts
1/2 cup (125 mL)
blue cheese, crumbled
2 slices
baguette, sour dough bread or your preferred bread

Preparation

  1. Slice the bread diagonally and place onto a baking sheet.
  2. Place a layer of tuna across the bread followed by a layer of the sliced pear and then chopped walnuts.
  3. Crumble the blue cheese overtop and place under broiler until melted.
  4. Garnish with dill and more chopped walnuts, if desired.

Tip: If you are looking for an alternative to blue cheese, these varieties of cheese come highly recommended - Gruyère, Taleggio, Gorgonzola and goat cheese.

Nutrition

Amount per serving% Daily Value
Calories
560
Fat
34 g
52%
Saturated Fat
8 g
Trans Fat
0 g
Saturated + Trans
40%
Omega-3 Polyunsaturates
2.7 g
Cholesterol
70 mg
Sodium
910 mg
38%
Carbohydrate
35 g
12%
Fibre
5 g
20%
Sugar
9 g
Protein
32 g
Vitamin A
6%
Vitamin C
15%
Calcium
25%
Iron
20%

Claims Per Serving

- High Source of Fibre
- Excellent Source of Protein
- Source of Vitamin A
- Good Source of Vitamin C
- Excellent Source of Calcium
- Good Source of Iron
- Source of omega-3

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