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Mexican-Style Tuna Stuffed Avocados

  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 25 min
  • Ingredients 8
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

2
cans (5 ozs) of tuna
2
Roma tomatoes finely chopped
1/3
cup white onion, finely chopped
1
jalapeño pepper, deveined and finely chopped
Cilantro to taste
2
cups of spinach, optional
2
ripe avocados
Salt and pepper to taste

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
% Daily Value
% Daily Value*:
Exchanges:
Free
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
No nutrition information available for this recipe

Expert Tips

You can use Serrano peppers instead of jalapeños.

If you're in search of Mexican recipes for Lent, then you'll probably like this. Not only it's very easy to make, but it's also the perfect refreshment for a warm afternoon. Every year I start putting away my cans of tuna because they usually save me a lot of time during Lent. Tuna is very versatile as it can be combined with anything and is a great source of protein. This Mexican preparation offers a light dish with avocados as the perfect addition. I hope you like it!

You can add a bit of lemon juice to the tuna if you like.

Directions

  • 1 Open the two cans of tuna, wring out the water and empty the tuna into a deep bowl. Add the tomatoes, onions, and jalapeño and mix until everything is well combined.
  • 2 Wash the spinach and remove excess water. Place half a cup of fresh spinach in each of the four plates.
  • 3 Wash and peel the avocados, carefully cut in half the long way and place a half on each dish.
  • 4 Season with a bit of salt and pepper and fill with a combination of tuna and the veggies. Serve immediately.

If you're in search of Mexican recipes for Lent, then you'll probably like this. Not only it's very easy to make, but it's also the perfect refreshment for a warm afternoon. Every year I start putting away my cans of tuna because they usually save me a lot of time during Lent. Tuna is very versatile as it can be combined with anything and is a great source of protein. This Mexican preparation offers a light dish with avocados as the perfect addition. I hope you like it!

Rate and Comment

Silvia Martinez Silvia Martinez
September 28, 2015

If you're in search of Mexican recipes for Lent, then you'll probably like this. Not only it's very easy to make, but it's also the perfect refreshment for a warm afternoon. Every year I start putting away my cans of tuna because they usually save me a lot of time during Lent. Tuna is very versatile as it can be combined with anything and is a great source of protein. This Mexican preparation offers a light dish with avocados as the perfect addition. I hope you like it!