Cucumber Tuna Boat
Made with fresh cucumbers and Greek yogurt, The classic tuna sandwich – This tuna cucumber dish is the perfect lightened up version. Packed with a hearty dose of heart-healthy omega-3’s, nutrition, this tasty lunch will also serve you protein along with a wide variety of minerals and vitamins.
Tuna cucumber is one of my favorite recipes because it is so refreshing and light and makes a perfect snack or lunch that even the kids will enjoy. This recipe features cucumbers instead of the traditional wrap or bread which provide a satisfying crunch and good dose of fiber.
This is a great way to cut your carbohydrate intake it’s not that I have anything against bread, but score an extra serving of veggies into the day.
Plus, when I cook for my grandmother, who is a Type-1 Diabetic, in a realistic, I always try and cut down the carbs in the meal and yet still a delicious way.
How to make tuna cucumber?
When involving your little ones in the kitchen this is also a perfect recipe to make. Show them how to scoop and peel out the cucumbers, mix the tuna salad and put it all together! My mom loves this tuna cucumber as much as I do.
Tuna Cucumber Boats
- 5 oz can wild albacore tuna
- 1/4 cup apple chopped small
- 1 celery stalk chopped small
- 1/8 cup red onion chopped small
- 1/2 tsp dried dill
- 1/4 cup – 1/2 cup Paleo Mayonnaise add more/less according to how creamy you like it
- dash sea salt
- 1/2 tsp garlic powder
- dash ground black pepper
- 1 cucumber peeled or not, depending on how you like it
- Chop off (any stems) the ends of the cucumber.
- In half length-wise slice the cucumber and to make a long “canal” in the cucumber scoop out some of the insides of it
- Add the chopped stuff to a medium bowl. Except for the cucumber boat add the rest of the ingredients to the bowl.
- Scoop into the boats after stirring well and take a bite! You might need another cucumber if you save leftovers, Eat them all up!