Healthy Tuna Stuffed Avocado

Nutritional highlights

The versatile avocado is the only fruit that provides a substantial amount of healthy monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFA). Avocados are a naturally nutrient-dense food and contain nearly 20 vitamins and minerals. Avocados are a great source of vitamins C, E, K, and B-6, as well as riboflavin, niacin, folate, pantothenic acid, magnesium and potassium. They also provide lutein, beta-carotene and omega-3 fatty acids.

Health facts:

Avocados can help to decrease the risk of obesity, diabetes, heart disease and overall mortality while promoting a healthy complexion and hair, increased energy and overall lower weight.

 

A healthy tuna and avocado lunch!

 

Ingredients

  • 4 avocados, halved and pitted
  • 3 (4.5 oz) cans tuna, drained
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 jalapeno, minced
  • 1 cup cilantro leaves, roughly chopped
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • salt and pepper

 

Preparation

  • Scoop out some of the avocado from the pitted area to widen the “bowl” area. Place the scooped avocado into a medium-size
  • mixing bowl. Mash it with a fork.
  • Add the tuna, bell pepper, jalapeno, and cilantro to the mixing bowl. Pour lime juice over. Stir it all together until everything is well mixed.
  • Scoop the tuna into the avocado bowls. Season with salt and pepper.

 

Enjoy!

Vitae, because health is more than just the absence of illness!

 

 

 

 

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