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Quick Tuna-Stuffed Tomatoes Recipe
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Quick Tuna-Stuffed Tomatoes Recipe

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Fresh tomatoes are hollowed out, then filled with a flavorful tuna salad mixture that gets crunch from celery and cashews.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Greendale, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 large tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 teaspoon celery salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dill weed
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 cans (6 ounces each) tuna, drained and flaked
  • 2 celery ribs, chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped cashews, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 stuffed tomato (prepared with reduced-fat mayonnaise and water-packed tuna; calculated without cashews) equals 241 calories, 11 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 36 mg cholesterol, 746 mg sodium, 12 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 24 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 vegetable, 1 fat.

Directions

  1. Cut a thin slice off the top of each tomato. Scoop out pulp, leaving a 1/2-in. shell for each. Invert tomatoes onto paper towels to drain.
  2. In a bowl, combine the mayonnaise, celery salt, dill and pepper. Stir in the tuna, celery and cashews if desired. Spoon into tomato shells. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Tuna-Stuffed Tomatoes in Quick Cooking May/June 2005, p17

Nutritional Facts

1 stuffed tomato (prepared with reduced-fat mayonnaise and water-packed tuna; calculated without cashews) equals 241 calories, 11 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 36 mg cholesterol, 746 mg sodium, 12 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 24 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 lean meat, 2 vegetable, 1 fat.

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

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Reviewed Jul. 9, 2014

I've been making this dish multiple times every summer since this recipe was published - it's great for hot weather! The flavor of the tuna salad is great, and I always include the cashews.

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Reviewed Jun. 30, 2012

awesome flavor and a refreshing lunch. We have so many tomatoes that this is a good way to use them.

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Reviewed Aug. 22, 2011

I did not really like this recipe. I like tuna salad and I love tomatoes but obviously not together.

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