STUFFED TOMATOES WITH TUNA SALAD (TOMATES RELLENOS DE ATUN)

by Erica Dinho on March 12, 2009

tomates stuffed with tuna
This Stuffed Tomatoes with Tuna Salad recipe is great for entertaining. It is quick and easy and the tomatoes put a twist on a classic tuna salad dish.

Ingredients
(6 SERVINGS AS AN APPETIZER)

3 (6 oz) cans tuna
¼ cup chopped onion
1/4 cup chopped red pepper
½ tablespoon olive oil
¼ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon freshly ground pepper
½ tablespoon lime juice
½ cup mayonnaise
2 tablespoons chopped parsley, plus more for garnish
Lettuce leaves
6 medium tomatoes, cored and seeded

Directions

  1. In a medium bowl combine all the ingredients, except the tomatoes and lettuce. Cover and chill for 1 hour.
  2. To serve, line a large salad plate with lettuce leaves, spoon tuna salad into tomatoes and garnish with chopped parsley on top, arrange tomatoes on top of the lettuce leaves and serve.
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1 Sapuche March 15, 2009 at 11:52 PM

That’s such an appetizingly beautiful presentation that I’d almost be afraid to cut into it. Almost… :) Thanks for sharing this simple but wonderful recipe!

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2 Talita March 19, 2009 at 4:20 PM

Yummm… I love tomato and tuna! A great combination for me!

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