Tuna Muffins

A new way to eat tuna.


Tuna Muffins
2 eggs
2 (4.5 oz) cans light tuna in water, flaked
6 oz pkg Stove Top stuffing
¼ c. water
½ c. chopped celery
2 TB sliced green onions
1/3 c. reduced fat mayo

Preheat oven to 400^. Combine all ingredients in medium bowl. Spray muffin cups with cooking spray. Spoon tuna mixture into muffin cups. Bake 15 minutes or until golden brown.
Yield: 12 muffins. Per muffin= 108 Calories; 3g Fat (23.9% calories from fat); 8g Protein; 12g Carbohydrate; 1g Dietary Fiber; 38mg Cholesterol; 389mg Sodium.

Creamy Tuna Casserole

Tasty, but I’d still like to add peas. They just belong in tuna casserole.


Creamy Tuna Casserole
4 oz rotini pasta, Smart Taste
2 TB diced onion
1 c. sliced celery
1/2 tsp dried tarragon — or thyme
1/2 tsp cracked black pepper
1 can reduced fat condensed cream of celery soup
2 Tbsp Weight Watcher whipped cream cheese
2 cans white tuna in water — drained and flaked

Cook pasta until tender to the bite, about 8 minutes. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, heat oil over medium heat for 30 seconds. Add onion, celery and mushrooms and cook, stirring, until celery is softened, about 6 minutes. Add tarragon and pepper and stir well. Gradually add soup, stirring to dissolve any lumps. Add cream cheese and cook, stirring, until melted and incorporated into sauce. Stir in tuna. Fold in cooked pasta.
Yield: 3 servings. Per serving= 315 Calories; 6g Fat (16.7% calories from fat); 27g Protein; 40g Carbohydrate; 6g Dietary Fiber; 41mg Cholesterol; 909mg Sodium.

Mediterranean Tuna Salad

This was ok, but not cookbook-worthy.

Mediterranean Tuna Salad

15 oz can chickpeas, rinsed and drained

2 c. sliced celery

2 oz diced piemientos, drained

1 TB extra virgin olive oil

1 TB balsamic vinegar

2 TB spicy mustard

1/2 tsp dried basil

1/4 tsp black pepper

5 oz pouch of smoked tuna

4 c. shredded lettuce

1/3 c. blue cheese crumbles


In a large bowl, combine beans, celery, and pimientos. In a small bowl, whisk together oil, vinegar, mustard, basil and pepper. Pour over the bean mixture; toss to coat. Fold in tuna. Serve over lettuce and sprinkle with cheese.

Yield: 4 servings. Per serving=

185 Calories; 5g Fat (25.3% calories from fat); 7g Protein; 29g Carbohydrate; 7g Dietary Fiber; 0mg Cholesterol; 477mg Sodium.