Need an easy, high protein meal? These tuna stuffed sweet potatoes require very minimal cooking and offer numerous health benefits. Tuna is a low-fat, high protein option, great for those looking to manage their weight. Tuna contains high amounts of omega 3 fatty acids, which help to reduce inflammation in the body, lower blood pressure, and reduce the risk of heart disease. This delicious recipe offers a filling meal to help curb hunger to help you feel satisfied and energized.
- 3 cans (5 oz.) tuna, drained
- 6 T mayonnaise
- 6 T celery, chopped
- 3 green onions, chopped
- 1.5 tsp paprika
- 3 dashes pepper
- 3 sweet potatoes
- 3 tsp olive oil
- 6 cups spinach
- Preheat oven to 400 F. Line a baking tray with foil.
- Prick the potato with a fork all over. Bake the potato for 60 minutes, turning halfway through the process.
- Let the potato cool for 5 minutes. Cut the top of the sweet potato and squeeze open the sides. Mash a bit of the insides of the potato with olive oil.
- Mix the tuna, mayonnaise, celery, green onion, and paprika. Stuff the sweet potato with tuna mixture.
- Serve with chopped spinach on the side.
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