Tuna Stuffed Potato
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 and WW Freestyle friendly.
Below are the list of ingredients, directions, recipe nutrition information and Weight Watchers points.
Tuna Stuffed Potato Recipe
This appetizer recipe does take some time but is well worth the wait. Below you will find the list of ingredients, directions, recipe nutrition information
and Weight Watchers points.
Recipe Type: Appetizer, Fish, Main Dish, Side Dish, Snack
Degree of Difficulty: Moderate
- 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 cut-side down.
- 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 thick shell.
- 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).
Prep Time: 15 minutes Cooking Time: 45 minutes
Nutrition Facts for Tuna Stuffed Potato
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
Green: 7 pts
Blue: 4 pts
Purple: 2 pts
Other Weight Watchers Points
Plus: 7 pts
Points: 6 pts
Weight Watchers Points
SmartPoints: 4 pts
Non-FreeStyle: 7 pts
Plus: 7 pts
Points: 6 pts
The tuna and plain non-fat yogurt was not used to calculate the MyWW Blue and Purple SmartPoints. The purple points also do not include the potato.
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