Peppers Stuffed with Tuna with Avocado

Side Dishes

Peppers Stuffed with Tuna with Avocado
Nutrition Facts
1 serving per container
Serving size 1 serving (204g)
Amount Per Serving 6
Calories 280
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 17g 22%
Saturated Fat 3g 14%
Trans Fat 0g  
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g  
Monounsaturated Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 20mg 7%
Sodium 150mg 7%
Total Carbohydrates 21g 8%
Dietary Fiber 11g 38%
Total Sugars 5g  
  Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Protein 16g 0%
Vitamin A 0mg 0%
Vitamin C 0mg 0%
Vitamin D 0.68mg 4%
Calcium 48mg 4%
Iron 3mg 20%
Potassium 1070mg 22%
* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contriburtes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Mashed avocado and tuna mixed with sautéed onion, jalapeño and tomatoes are the perfect filling to grilled poblano chiles! Packed with flavor and spice, this meal is sure to add a kick to any dinner! Pair with rice or a fresh salad for dinner!

Ingredients

  • 6 ea. medium poblano chiles
  • 4 ea. tomatoes
  • 3 ea. cans of tuna in water, 4 oz. cans
  • 2 ea. large Avocados From Mexico
  • 1 ea. green chile jalapeño
  • 1 ea. bay leaf
  • 1/2 ea. white onion
  • 1/4 c. onion, finely chopped
  • 2 T. vegetable oil
  • 1 t. dried oregano
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 450°F.
  2. Place the poblano chiles on the a foil-lined baking sheet and cook in the oven for 15-20 minutes or until skin is bubbly. If cooking on grill, cook 2-3 minutes per side. When peppers are completely cooked, put them in a plastic bag and close it, once cool remove the skin, make on slice down center and remove the seeds.
  3. Finely chop the tomato, 1/4 of the onion and jalapeño.
  4. In a skillet over medium to high heat, sauté the tomato, onion, jalapeño mixture in oil for 5 minutes. Then add the oregano, bay leaf and salt and pepper to taste. Turn heat to low and cook for 10 minutes, stirring constantly, until it boils.
  5. While the vegetables sauté, drain the water from the cans of tuna and place in a bowl. Flake the tuna with a fork, then mash the avocado into the tuna. Once combined, add 1/2 of vegetable mixture to the tuna and avocado and stir.
  6. Evenly stuff each pepper with tuna mixture. Top with remaining vegetable mix and serve.

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Nutrition Facts
Peppers Stuffed with Tuna with Avocado
Amount Per Serving 6
Calories 280 Calories from Fat 0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 17g 22%
Saturated Fat 3g 14%
Trans Fat 0g  
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g  
Monounsaturated Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 20mg 7%
Sodium 150mg 7%
Total Carbohydrates 21g 8%
Dietary Fiber 11g 38%
Total Sugars 5g  
  Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Protein 16g 0%
Vitamin A 0mg 0%
Vitamin C 0mg 0%
Vitamin D 0.68mg 4%
Calcium 48mg 4%
Iron 3mg 20%
Potassium 1070mg 22%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Did you know the avocado is a fruit, not a vegetable? Learn more about the amazing avocado, including its rich history, cultural impact and tasty ways to eat this delicious superfood in guacamole as well as other dishes!

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