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Tuna salad stuffed in a bell pepper, double portion of tuna

average rating is 3 out of 5, based on 150 votes

Get ready to delight your taste buds with a mouthwatering, protein-packed creation: Tuna Salad Stuffed Bell Peppers! These colorful beauties are not only low-carb and diabetic-friendly but also bursting with flavors that will leave you craving more.

Serving Suggestions/Tips:

Serve with a side of fresh mixed greens for a complete and balanced meal.

Customize the tuna salad with your favorite herbs and spices to suit your palate.



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Low-Carb High-Protein Diabetic-Friendly Keto Gluten-Free Dairy-Free Nut-Free Paleo Low-Sugar Weight Loss Quick and Easy Meal Prep Healthy Lunch High-Fiber


  • 2 large bell peppers (color of your choice)

  • 2 cans (5 oz each) of tuna in water (drained)

  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise (sugar-free)

  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard

  • 1/4 cup diced celery

  • 1/4 cup diced red onion

  • 1/4 cup diced cucumber

  • 1/4 cup diced red bell pepper

  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley

  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

  • Salt and pepper to taste

  • Optional: a sprinkle of paprika for garnish


  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).

  2. Cut the tops off the bell peppers and remove the seeds and membranes. Rinse them thoroughly and set them aside.

  3. In a mixing bowl, combine the drained tuna, mayonnaise, Dijon mustard, diced celery, red onion, cucumber, red bell pepper, and fresh parsley.

  4. Squeeze in the lemon juice and season with salt and pepper to taste. Mix everything together until well combined.

  5. Stuff each bell pepper with the tuna salad mixture until they are generously filled.

  6. Place the stuffed bell peppers in a baking dish and cover with aluminum foil.

  7. Bake in the preheated oven for about 25-30 minutes or until the bell peppers are tender but not too soft.

  8. Once they're done, remove the foil and let them cool for a minute before serving.

  9. Optional: Sprinkle a little paprika on top for added flavor and a pop of color.


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