This recipe is safe for Coumadin (warfarin) users.
This recipe is safe for those who are lactose intolerant.
This is a low sodium recipe.
GERD / Acid Reflux
This recipe contains GERD triggers and those with GERD may wish to avoid it.
This recipe is safe for those who are sensitive to gluten. Check for modified food starch in mayonnaise and sour cream; substitute gluten-free bread.
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Servings = 4 | Serving size =about 3/4 cup as an entree
Cooking Time = 30 Minutes
This recipe can be multiplied by 2.
Cooking time does not include chilling time. This recipe keeps well for about 36 hours only.
|2||6-ounce cans no salt added tuna in water (drained)|
|1 tsp||curry powder|
|1 Tbsp||slivered almonds|
|fresh ground black pepper (to taste)|
|1 Tbsp||sweet pickle relish|
|2 Tbsp||golden raisins|
|2 Tbsp||green onions (chopped)|
|2 medium||ribs celery (diced)|
|1/4 small||red bell pepper (diced)|
|1/2 small||ripe avocado|
|1/4 cup||reduced fat sour cream|
Place the tuna, curry powder, almond, salt, pepper, cinnamon, relish, raisins, green onions, celery and red pepper in a mixing bowl.
Fold together until well blended.
Mash the avocado and add it to the bowl.
Add the sour cream and fold together until well blended.
Chill for at least an hour before serving.
Serving size = about 3/4 cup as an entree
Servings = 4
Amount Per Serving
|Calories 200||Calories from Fat 63|
|% Daily Value|
|Total Fat 7g||10%|
|Saturated Fat 1g||7%|
|Monounsaturated Fat 3g|
|Trans Fat 0g|
|Total Carbohydrates 11g||5%|
|Dietary Fiber 1g||10%|
|Vitamin A 16%||Vitamin C 37%|
|Calcium 5%||Iron 12%|
|Vitamin K 30 mcg||Potassium 472 mg|
|Magnesium 51 mg|