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Tuna Stuffed Lemons

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The tuna stuffed lemons are prepared with canned tuna. Flavored with thyme, dijon mustard and paprika, the tuna is combined with egg whites and seasoned with salt and pepper. Chilled before serving, the tuna stuffed lemonds may be served as a side or as desired.
  Lemons 2 Large
  Canned tuna fish 7 Ounce, drained
  Butter 2 Ounce
  Dried thyme 1 Pinch
  Dijon mustard 1 Teaspoon
  Paprika 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Freshly ground black pepper To Taste
  Salt To Taste
  Egg white 1
  Bay leaves 2

First slice the tops off the lemons and set them aside.
Slice a little off the other end so the lemons will stand upright.
Scoop out all the pulp and place in a sieve resting over a bowl.
Press the juice through.
In another bowl mash the drained tuna with the butter, then add the mustard and seasonings.
Stir in the lemon juice and finally whip the egg white until stiff and fold it into the mixture.
Taste to check the seasonings, fill the lemons with the mixture, replace caps and decorate each with a bay leaf.
Chill for 30 minutes before serving.

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Side Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 873 Calories from Fat 566

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 64 g98.4%

Saturated Fat 32.4 g162%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 157.6 mg52.5%

Sodium 1151.7 mg48%

Total Carbohydrates 23 g7.5%

Dietary Fiber 10 g40.2%

Sugars 0.5 g

Protein 65 g129.1%

Vitamin A 61.8% Vitamin C 221%

Calcium 18.2% Iron 36.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Tuna Stuffed Lemons Recipe