Fresh Avocado & Tuna Salad Boats

 

06/08/2015

 

These avocado tuna salad boats are so much fun.  The simple yet delicious dish is perfect as a snack or lunch.  Loaded with healthy fats and protein these tuna boats will leave you and your taste buds super satisfied.  I love making these on laid-back Sunday afternoon for my daughter and I.  They take no time at all to prepare.

 

Ingredients 

Serves 2

  • 2 avocados
  • 1 lemon, juiced, to taste
  • 2 tablespoon chopped onion, to taste
  • 1 can of wild tuna packed in water
  • Handful of cherry tomatoes halved
  • Himalayan pink salt and pepper to taste
  • A few sprigs of thyme
  • Extra virgin olive oil (optional)
 
Instructions
  1. Leave peel on or gently remove with a sharp knife.  Cut the avocados in half.  Remove the pit and scoop out the middle of the avocado into a bowl.  Make sure to leave approximately ¼-inch thick of avocado flesh in each avocado shell.
  2. Add the onion and lemon juice to the scooped out avocado.  Add the lemon juice a little bit at a time.  Taste and adjust if needed.  Mash these ingredients together in the bowl.
  3. Add tuna, salt and pepper, and stir to combine. Taste and adjust if needed.
  4. Fill avocado shells with the tuna salad.
  5. Top with the halved cherry tomatoes and thyme sprigs
  6. Drizzle with extra virgin olive oil (optional)
  7. Serve and enjoy!!