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Tuna Potato Supper

Tuna lovers will find this to be a real treat. My husband and I enjoy it as a nice change from the ordinary baked potato. Add a salad for a simple lunch or dinner. —Rosella Peters, Gull Lake, Saskatchewan
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
  • Makes
    2 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 large baking potatoes
  • 1 can (6 ounces) light water-packed tuna, drained and flaked
  • 1 celery rib with leaves, finely chopped
  • 1 green onion, chopped
  • 1/3 cup creamy cucumber salad dressing
  • 1/8 teaspoon each salt and pepper
  • 1/4 cup shredded Colby-Monterey Jack cheese

Directions

  • Scrub and pierce potatoes; place on a microwave-safe plate. Microwave, uncovered, on high until tender, turning once, 7-9 minutes. Cool slightly. Cut a thin slice off the top of each potato and discard. Scoop out the pulp, leaving a thin shell.
  • In a bowl, mash the pulp. Stir in the tuna, celery, onion, salad dressing, salt and pepper. Spoon into potato shells. Sprinkle with cheese. Place on a baking sheet. Broil 4-6 in. from the heat until cheese is melted, 5-6 minutes.
Nutrition Facts
1 potato: 598 calories, 25g fat (6g saturated fat), 38mg cholesterol, 866mg sodium, 63g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 6g fiber), 30g protein.
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  • Chiara
    Jan 7, 2021

    My sister in law always made these. BUT no celery, bell pepper instead, onions, and mayo. Just enough mayo to become moist! Top with cheese and bake until cheese melts

  • Toby
    Aug 12, 2020

    I put a small yellow onion in place of the green, added a half of a bell pepper, put in some garlic powder, used a different dressing, and used cheddar cheese. I ended up with way more filling than I could get back into the potato skins... I mean it was enough for 3 more potato skins. However, it tastes wonderful and my mom loved it.

  • Alan
    Jan 26, 2020

    Not for me, it was pretty bland. I like the idea but I may try it again with a different meat. After trying it tuna, it would probably be my last choice of protein to use....... ham, chicken, bacon, diced up leftover steak, turkey but not tuna.

  • angela32
    Apr 27, 2019

    I left out the celery but this was a nice change of pace for a baked potato topping

  • kitchey
    Oct 5, 2012

    I made these with leftover filling from the Salmon Quesadillas (https://www.tasteofhome.com/recipes/Salmon-Quesadillas)......substituted sour cream and a little salsa, for the salad dressing.......Very tasty!

  • 555444
    Mar 19, 2010

    I loved this recipe, I think the next time I make it, I'm going to try adding corn to it, needs more color. But very delicious.

  • blue24k
    Jan 31, 2010

    I only had 2 cans of Tuna and a lot of potatoes *LOL* needed something for dinner for the 4 of us. This recipe fit the bill. Thank you so much. I did not have the Creamy Cucumber Salad Dressing but I did have Ranch.. OH WOW that was great. My kids loved it but the hubby well, he liked it but wasn't crazy about it. But that's fine.. The kids and I liked it very very much !! *LOL*