Is your life so hectic that you’re pretty sure at least one of your meals each day will be coming out of a vending machine or in a grease stained bag? It’s understandable. Between work, social commitments, your children’s activities, school, housework, etc. its amazing you can find time to cook at all. The next time you’re looking for a dish that’s quick, easy, healthy, and delicious (yes, such a dish does exist), try this Paleo tuna salad recipe.
This recipe for Paleo tuna salad proves you don’t have to sacrifice taste when you’re watching your waistline and you don’t have to sacrifice your waistline when you’re looking for a quick meal. Paleo tuna salad is a win-win-win. Since no mayo is called for in this particular Paleo tuna salad recipe, you cut out a lot of calories but none of the flavor. Plus, you can reduce your carbohydrate intake by using bell peppers which make the perfect container.
Paleo Tuna Salad Recipe
Adapted from Someday I’ll Learn.
3 cans Ocean Naturals tuna, drained
1 sweet yellow onion, diced
1/4 white onion, diced
2 Tbsp dried basil
2 Tbsp dried red chili
1 garlic clove, minced
1/8 cup lemon juice
1/8 cup extra virgin olive oil
4 bell peppers, assorted colors
Salt and pepper, to taste
Saute the onion over medium-high until soft, translucent, and beginning to brown. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
Mix onions with tuna, basil, lemon juice, and olive oil.
Slice bell peppers in half lengthwise, remove seeds and membranes and fill with Paleo tuna salad mixture.
Serve as is or bake for 15 minutes at 350 degrees.
Regardless of whether or not you have adopted a Paleo lifestyle, you can still enjoy this Paleo tuna salad stuffed in bell peppers. Plus, since this Paleo tuna salad recipe is quick and easy to prepare and can conveniently be stored in peppers, it’s easy to transport. Take Paleo tuna salad to work for lunch instead of running out for fast food or skipping a meal all together. Enjoy!
This Paleo tuna salad was crafted by the skilled hands of Lynne Morris, a professional food stylist for 9 years who has worked with companies including Kroger, Procter & Gamble, John Morrell and HoneyBaked Ham just to name a few. View more of Lynne’s creations.
The individual responsible for bringing Lynne’s handiwork to life is Larry White. He has been a professional food photographer for 15 years and has also worked for many of the who’s who in the industry. Learn more about Larry and his impressive work.