Tuna Stuffed Potato Recipe
This tuna stuffed potato makes a great appetizer to your main course.
It is so filling, that you can even make it the main dish.
Stuffed with white chunk tuna, low fat cheeses and of course the
potatoes, this is a healthier option to fried potato skins.
Using tuna as your main filler is not only healthier, but has lots of
health benefits as well.
It's a twice baked potato gone healthy.
Tuna Stuffed Potato
This appetizer recipe does take some time but is well worth the wait.
Appetizer, Fish, Main Dish, Side Dish, Snack
Degree of Difficulty
- 1 Baking potato
- 1 6 oz can Tuna, chunk white
- 2 tsp margarine, reduced fat
- 1/4 cup onion finely chopped
- 2 tsp flour, divided
- 1/2 cup Yogurt, plain low fat
- 2 oz cheddar cheese (reduced fat), shredded
- 2 Tbsp pimiento chopped
- 1/2 tsp salt
- dash of pepper and paprika
- Preheat over to 350 degrees.
- Using a non-stick baking sheet, place potato halves
- Bake until tender but not soft (about 20 - 25 minutes).
- Remove from oven and let cool.
- Scoop out insides of each potato half, leaving 1/4 inch
- Place potato scoopings in food processor or blender.
- Add tuna and pulse mix potato and tuna until finely ground
(do not puree). Set aside.
- In a skillet, sauté onions in margarine. Add 1/2 the flour
and stir quickly to combine. Continue cooking for about 1 minute.
- In small bowl, stir yogurt until smooth. Add remaining
flour and stir.
- Put yogurt mixture in skillet and stir in 1 ounce cheese,
pimiento, salt, pepper, paprika and tuna mixture.
- Spoon half of tuna mixture into each potato shell. Spinkle
each potato half with remaining cheese.
- Bake at 350ºF until cheese is melted and potato is heated
(about 10 to 15 minutes).
Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Cooking Time: 45 minutes
Time: 1 hour
Nutrition Facts for Tuna Stuffed
Nutrition facts shown below are per serving. The number of serving is
noted in the header section below.
The serving size is the first item noted on the nutrition facts table.
|Nutrition Per Serving
Number of Servings: 2
| Sat Fat
Weight Watchers Points
Orig. WW Pts: 6
Points Plus: 7
You can speed up the process of
this recipe by micro-waving the potato halves for about 10 minutes.
Then place in the oven for about 5 minutes to crisp up the skins.
Pair off this tuna
stuffed potato recipe with this tuna salad recipe
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