Tuna & White Bean Crostino Recipe

Bruschetta With Arugula, Tuna and Beans - The New York Times

Need a quick and easy fat burning recipe? For a healthy, satisfying appetizer or snack try this amazing 5 minute recipe. This tuna and white bean cristino contains nearly four grams of resistant starch, a carbohydrate that’s not rapidly digested like other starches. Resistant starches found in whole wheat grains, fruits, vegetables, legumes and beans like the white beans and whole grain bread. In this recipe resistant starch is similar to fiber and has been shown to stimulate hormones that help your body burn fat.

You will need

Tuna – 1 (5 ounce) can packed in olive oil

White beans – 1 (15 ounce) can

Fresh lemon juice – 2 table spoons

Fresh parsley – 1 tablespoon

Salt – ¼ teaspoon

Pepper – ¼ teaspoon

Whole wheat country bread – 4 slices

Fontina cheese – 2 ounces

Start by placing an oven rank in the top shelf and preheating the broiler. In a bowl prepare the tuna and white bean salad. Drain 15 ounce can of tuna packed in olive oil and flake the tuna, mix in one drained 15-ounce can white beans, 2 tablespoons of chopped fresh parsley, season with a quarter teaspoon each of salt and pepper.

Arrange four slices of whole wheat country bread on grill proof baking sheet and divide the tuna salad evenly among the slices. Top the salad with 2 ounces of coarsely grated fontina cheese. Broil the sandwiches until they are golden and the cheese melts down.

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