Herbed Tuna in Tomatoes

Herbed Tuna in Tomatoes Recipe
Photo: Con Poulos

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Real Simple

Nutritional Information

Calories 149
Caloriesfromfat 36 %
Fat 6 g
Satfat 2 g
Cholesterol 45 mg
Sodium 637 mg
Carbohydrate 9 g
Fiber 3 g
Sugars 5 g
Protein 23 g


6 large tomatoes
3 6-ounce cans tuna, drained
3 tablespoons capers, roughly chopped
1 cup fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves, roughly chopped
Zest of 1 lemon
1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
1/4 teaspoon black pepper


With a paring knife, remove the stem end from each tomato. Scoop out the seeds and pulp and transfer them to a bowl. Add the tuna, capers, parsley, lemon zest and juice, oil, and pepper to the bowl and combine. Spoon this mixture carefully into the hollowed-out tomatoes.


July 2006
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