Stuffed Red Bell Peppers With Tuna

"I know this sounds different, but they are very good. If you are trying to loose a few extra pounds they are great because they are low fat, low cal, and low carb. I ate these a lot when I lost all my weight. They are great for lunch, or you can even heat them up for dinner. Recipe is for one person."
 
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Ready In:
7mins
Ingredients:
5
Yields:
2 2
Serves:
1
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ingredients

  • 1 red pepper
  • 1 (6 ounce) can flaked solid white tuna (in water)
  • 10 almonds
  • 4 slices low-fat cheese
  • 2 tablespoons salsa
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directions

  • Slice red pepper in half and remove seeds.
  • Fill each half with equal amounts of tuna.
  • sprinkle almonds on top of tuna.
  • Spread on salsa.
  • Cover each pepper with 2 slices of cheese.
  • Enjoy!
  • You can also heat them up in the microwave until they are warm.

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Reviews

  1. sugarpea
    Another simple and terrific recipe. Can't improve on this one. 27* recipe, Purdy Good Cook.
     
  2. Jellyqueen
    I really was not sure whether I was going to like this or not, but truth is...this is wonderful. A delightful healthy lunch. I zapped in microwave just for 45 seconds and it turned out perfect.
     
  3. kayben
    So easy and economical if you can find the red bell peppers on sale. Here's a variation that worked well too: I skipped the nuts, mixed in a tablespoon of sour cream with the salsa and used imitation crab when I had no tuna. I zap the peppers in the microwave for three minutes because I like them slightly wilted rather than cold and crisp. Great for lunch, portable and filling.
     
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