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Cucumber Canoes Recipe
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Cucumber Canoes Recipe

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This recipe is a great light lunch or dinner. The cute canoes are fun for kids to put together using healthy vegetables. And they love eating them, because they made the meal themselves.—Robert Gibson, Norristown, Pennsylvania
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 medium cucumbers
  • 2 cans (6 ounces each) tuna, drained
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 celery rib, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped onion
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 8 cherry tomatoes
  • 1 medium carrot, cut into eight sticks

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 288 calories, 23 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 23 mg cholesterol, 311 mg sodium, 8 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 13 g protein.

Directions

  1. Slice cucumbers in half lengthwise; with a spoon, remove and discard the seeds. cut a thin slice from bottom of each cucumber half if necessary so it sits flat. In a bowl, combine the tuna, mayonnaise, celery, onion, salt and pepper. Spoon into cucumber halves. Add tomatoes for people and carrot sticks for paddles. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Cucumber Canoes in Quick Cooking July/August 2002, p41

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 288 calories, 23 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 23 mg cholesterol, 311 mg sodium, 8 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 13 g protein.

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Reviewed Feb. 2, 2012

"My sister made these exactly as stated and they were delicious and very cute!"

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Reviewed Aug. 18, 2010

"This recipe was gret and easy. if you think you may eat a lot of it a way to change it would be to substitute chicken for the tuna"

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