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Flavorful, colorful and uses no mayo so high in protein, low in saturated fat. Cook time is chill time. This is a 'wanna be contest winner that I created for the Ready Set Cook #11 contest but I could only submit three entries.
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- 2 (6 ounce) cans tuna in water, drained
- 2 shallots, peeled (or one if quite large)
- 1 (6 1/2 ounce) jar artichoke hearts, drained
- 1/4 cup sun-dried tomato packed in oil, not drained (use 1/4 cup tomatoes and 3 T of the olive oil it comes in, an 8.5 ounce jar will make this recipe th)
- 1/4 cup asiago cheese
- 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 tablespoon dried basil (or more, to taste) or 1/2 tablespoon fresh basil (or more, to taste)
- 1Mix all ingredients in a food processor or blender until well-blended but still a little chunky - do not completely puree.
- 2Chill at least 30 minutes. Several hours or overnight is better.
- 3Serve in your favorite way - on toasted rolls, tuna melts, on top of greens or whatever floats your boat.
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Nutritional Facts for Tuscan Tuna
Serving Size: 1 (153 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 4
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 161.8
- Calories from Fat 34
- Total Fat 3.8 g
- Saturated Fat 0.8 g
- Cholesterol 37.4 mg
- Sodium 674.5 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 9.0 g
- Dietary Fiber 4.5 g
- Sugars 0.4 g
- Protein 23.1 g
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