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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 144.5
  • Total Fat: 9.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 39.0 mg
  • Sodium: 230.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 1.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.3 g
  • Protein: 12.0 g

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Tuna Muffins (low carb)

Submitted by: NY-BEAN

Introduction

looks like a muffin, tastes like a dream. Great for lunch, but fancy enough to serve for brunch with friends! Really - these are yummy, and I don't even love tuna fish :) looks like a muffin, tastes like a dream. Great for lunch, but fancy enough to serve for brunch with friends! Really - these are yummy, and I don't even love tuna fish :)
Number of Servings: 6

Ingredients

    6 oz chunk light tuna, well drained (I use those foil pouches)
    1/4 cup finely diced onion
    1/4 cup finely diced celery
    2 T finely diced red pepper
    2 T finely diced green pepper
    3 oz cream cheese, softened (30 sec in microwave)
    3 eggs, beaten
    3 oz cheddar cheese, shredded
    Creole or Bay seasoning to taste (abt 1/4 tsp)
    Dash cayenne pepper (optional)
    1 tsp baking powder (use kind w/o aluminum)

Directions

Heat oven to 350
spray muffin tin with no stick oil (or perhaps use paper liners - these were just sl. tricky to get out w/oil)
Use a fork to mix all ingredients together well in mixing bowl
Spoon into muffin cups - Ok to fill pretty high - they don't rise that much.
Bake 35 min or so, until knife comes out clean.
Cool and enjoy!

Makes 6 yummy muffins.
Serving suggestion - add a dollop of greek yogurt or sour cream plus sprinkle of chives or dill to each muffin.
Serve with a nice mixed greens salad and lemon juice/olive oil dressing.
Enjoy!



Serving Size: makes 6 muffins

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user NY-BEAN.






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  • This was yummy. So easy to prepare. I fixed it on Sunday and took it to work for lunches. I loved it. Thank you! - 5/13/12

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  • I made these without the cream cheese and without the cayenne pepper. I made some chili mayo by mixing garlic powder, chili powder and mayo. I put a spoonfull on top of the tuna muffins... AMAZING! - 4/18/12

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  • These are really good! - 10/8/11

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  • Surprisingly YUMMY! I could eat these things all day. Family wouldn't try them--their loss! - 8/22/11

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  • These are the best, and so easy. They even freeze well. - 7/20/11

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  • I really enjoy these muffins! They are great with some low carb tartar sauce. My kids and husband like 'em too! - 7/11/11

    Reply from NY-BEAN (7/11/11)
    Thanks for trying them, Sheila. Glad you like 'em!


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