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Tuna Bowl Surprise

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For pastry bowl
  Reduced-calorie margarine 8 Teaspoon (2 Tablespoons Plus 2 Teaspoons)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
For filling
  Iceberg lettuce/Romaine lettuce leaves 8
  Tomato slices 8 (Each About 1/4-Inch Thick)
  Canned tuna 12 Ounce, drained
  Celery 2 Tablespoon, diced
  Onion 2 Tablespoon, diced
  Enriched all purpose flour 23 Teaspoon (1/2 Cup Less 1 Teaspoon)
  Eggs 2
  Mayonnaise 4 Teaspoon (1 Tablespoon Plus 1 Teaspoon)
  Pepper 1 Dash
  Green bell pepper rings 8

1) Preheat oven to temperature of 400 degrees.

2) To make the Pastry Bowl, combine together the salt and margarine in a small saucepan.
3) Add water and bring the mixture to a boil.
4) Reduce the heat and add the flour all at once, constantly stirring, till the mixture has formed a ball. Take the pan off the heat.
5) With an electric mixer, beat in the eggs, one at a time. Beat well after each addition till the mixture is smooth.
6) Use non-stick cooking spray to spray an 8 or 9-inch pie plate.
7) Spread he dough over the plate’s bottom but do not spread up the sides.
8) Bake in preheated oven till the dough is puffed and golden brown in color. This takes about 30 minutes of baking.
9) Take the pastry out of the plate and place on the wire rack. Allow to cool.
10) As soon as the pastry has cooled, either use it immediately or wrap in a plastic wrap to store.
11) To make the filling and to serve, line the pastry bowl with lettuce leaves right before serving and top the lettuce with tomato slices.
12) Combine together all the remaining ingredients, except for the rings, in a separate bowl.
13) Over the tomato slices , spread the mixture evenly.

14) Serve after garnishing with green pepper rings.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Gourmet, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
50 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1951 Calories from Fat 596

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 67 g102.7%

Saturated Fat 11.9 g59.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 508.9 mg169.6%

Sodium 2464.3 mg102.7%

Total Carbohydrates 205 g68.2%

Dietary Fiber 42.3 g169%

Sugars 65.4 g

Protein 150 g300.5%

Vitamin A 300.2% Vitamin C 1039.8%

Calcium 59.7% Iron 129.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Tuna Bowl Surprise Recipe