Appetizer of the Week – Mediterranean Tuna Cups

August 22, 2020 at 6:02 AM | Posted in Appetizer of the Week, diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management | Leave a comment
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This week’s Appetizer of the Week is – Mediterranean Tuna Cups. Easy to make and low carb Appetizer this week! To make this recipe you’ll be needing English Cucumbers, Plain Non Fat Yogurt, Kalamata Olives, Red Onion, Lemon Juice, Garlic Salt, and Solid White Albacore Tuna in Water. The Tuna Cups are only 32 calories and 1 net carb per 2 Tuna Cups. The recipe is from the Diabetes Self Management website where you can find a huge selection of Diabetic Friendly Recipes, Diabetes News, Diabetes Management Tips, and more! You can also subscribe to the Diabetes Self Management Magazine. Each issue is packed with Diabetes News and Diabetic Friendly Recipes. I’ve left a link to subscribe at the end of the post. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2020! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Mediterranean Tuna Cups
A quick, easy, and low-carb snack that’s chock-full of omega-3 fatty acids!

Yield: 10 servings
Serving size: 2 tuna cups

Ingredients
3 English cucumbers
2/3 cup plain nonfat Greek yogurt
1/3 cup coarsely chopped pitted Kalamata olives
1/3 cup finely chopped red onion
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon garlic salt
2 cans (5 ounces each) solid white albacore tuna in water, drained and flaked

Directions
1 – Cut ends off of each cucumber; cut each cucumber into 10 slices. Scoop out cucumber slices with a rounded 1/2 teaspoon, leaving thick shell.

2 – Stir yogurt, olives, onion, lemon juice, and garlic in large bowl until smooth and well blended. Stir in tuna.

3 – Spoon about 1 tablespoon tuna salad into each cucumber cup. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 32 calories, Carbohydrates: 2 g, Protein: 5 g, Fat: 1 g, Saturated Fat: 0 g, Cholesterol: 8 mg, Sodium: 102 mg, Fiber: 1 g
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