Tuna Salad Stuffed Mini Pepper Boats

Set sail with these super fun mini pepper boats! Avocado replaced mayonnaise in traditional tuna salad for this tasty recipe. Use coffee stirrers or toothpicks to attach your clementine sails to the pepper boats.

Tuna Salad Stuffed Mini Pepper Boats
Nutrition Information
  • Serves: 4
  • Calories: 90
  • Fat: 3g
  • Carbohydrates: 8g
  • Sugar: 5g
  • Sodium: 173mg
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Protein: 8g
  • Cholesterol: 13mg
Recipe type: Lunchbox Idea
Prep time: 
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Photography by Christine Pittman in partnership with Produce for Kids
  • ½ ripe Avocados From Mexico avocado
  • 1 (5 oz.) can solid white albacore tuna packed in water
  • ½ stalk celery, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp. red onion, chopped
  • 2 tsp. lemon juice
  • ⅛ tsp. salt
  • ⅛ tsp. pepper
  • 6 Pero Family Farms® mini sweet peppers
  • 1 Bee Sweet Citrus clementine, peeled, segmented
  • 6 coffee stirrers, chopped in half
  1. Mash avocado in small bowl. Add tuna, celery, onion and lemon juice. Mix well.
  2. Cut peppers in half lengthwise and stuff with tuna.
  3. Place clementine segments on top of coffee stirrers and add to peppers creating a sail.


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