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This Stuffed Tomatoes with Tuna Salad (Tomates Rellenos de Atún) recipe is great for entertaining. It is quick and easy and the tomatoes put a twist on a classic tuna salad dish.
(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
6 medium tomatoes, cored and seeded
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.