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3.28 from 11 votes
Tuna Boats
Prep Time
15 mins
Total Time
15 mins
 
Using cucumbers instead of bread or crackers makes this meal refreshing and a great choice for warmer months.
Course: Mains & Sides
Servings: 4 piece (pieces)
Calories: 230 kcal
Ingredients
  • 2 Large cucumbers
  • 1 lemon
  • 2 green onions
  • 1 (6-ounce) can low-sodium tuna
  • 1 (15.5-ounce) can white beans
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon or country mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
Instructions
  1. Rinse cucumbers. Peel off skin every ¼ inch, all the way around. Cut lengthwise. Scoop out the seeds with a small spoon.
  2. Rinse lemon. Zest using the small holes of a box grater. Cut in half. In a small bowl, squeeze juice. Discard seeds.
  3. Rinse and chop green onions.
  4. Drain tuna. In a colander, drain and rinse beans.
  5. In a medium bowl, mash beans lightly with a fork.
  6. Add green onions, tuna, oil, mustard, salt, pepper, lemon zest, and 2 Tablespoons of the lemon juice to beans. Mix with a fork.
  7. Fill each cucumber half with ¼ tuna mixture. Serve.
Notes
  • For a snack or party food, cut cucumbers into thick slices. Do not remove seeds. Place a dollop of tuna mixture on top.
  • Add chopped bell pepper or celery for extra nutrition and crunch.
  • Try canned salmon, packed in water, instead of tuna.

Serving size: 1 piece Total calories: 230 Total fat: 5 g Saturated fat: 0 g Carbohydrates: 28 g Protein: 20 g Fiber: 7 g Sodium: 410 mg

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