Tuna Boats

Prep Time:
15 minutes
Cook Time:
0 minutes
Total Time:
15 minutes
Serving Size:
1 piece
Nutrition Information per serving:
  • Calories: 230
  • Total Fat: 5g
  • Saturated Fat: 0g
  • Carbohydrates: 28g
  • Protein: 20g
  • Fiber: 7g
  • Sodium: 410mg


  • 2 Large cucumbers
  • 1 lemon
  • 2 green onions
  • 1 (6-ounce) can low-sodium tuna
  • 1 (15.5-ounce) can white beans
  • 1 (15.5-ounce) can white beans 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon or country mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper


1. Rinse cucumbers. Peel off skin every ¼ inch, all the way around. Cut lengthwise. Scoop out the seeds with a small spoon.
2. Rinse lemon. Zest using the small holes of a box grater. Cut in half. In a small bowl, squeeze juice. Discard seeds.
3. Rinse and chop green onions.
4. Drain tuna. In a colander, drain and rinse beans.
5. In a medium bowl, mash beans lightly with a fork.
6. Add green onions, tuna, oil, mustard, salt, pepper, lemon zest, and 2 Tablespoons of the lemon juice to beans. Mix with a fork.
7. Fill each cucumber half with ¼ tuna mixture. Serve.

• For a snack or party food, cut cucumbers into thick slices. Do not remove seeds. Place a dollop of tuna mixture on top.
• Add chopped bell pepper or celery for extra nutrition and crunch.
• Try canned salmon, packed in water, instead of tuna.

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