Tuna Stuffed Tomatoes Recipe

Summary

Preparation Time15 MinDifficulty LevelVery Easy
Health IndexHealthyServings18
CuisineCourse
MethodMain Ingredient
Interest Group

Ingredients

 Canned chunk light tuna in water6 1⁄2 Ounce, drained (1 can)
 Chopped celery1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Mayonnaise1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs) (Imitation or low calorie)
 Chopped parsley1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Minced green onion2 Tablespoon
 Black pepper1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Cherry tomatoes36
 Parsley sprigs/Chives / dill3 (for garnish)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 48 Calories from Fat 31

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 3 g5.2%

Saturated Fat 0.29 g1.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 7.4 mg

Sodium 68.9 mg2.9%

Total Carbohydrates 2 g0.6%

Dietary Fiber 0.4 g1.6%

Sugars 1.2 g

Protein 2 g4.7%

Vitamin A 5.7% Vitamin C 11.4%

Calcium 0.9% Iron 0.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

GETTING READY
1. Thinly slice the tops off the tomatoes.
2. Use a small teaspoon to scoop out the seeds and pulp.
3. Leave the tomatoes to drain, setting them upside down.

MAKING
4. In a bowl, combine mayonnaise with remaining ingredients.
5. Whisk until well blended.
6. Fold in the drained tuna.
7. Spoon the tuna salad into the tomatoes, packing them well.
8. Refrigerate to chill before serving.

SERVING
9. Garnish with parsley and serve as a party appetizer
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