Tuna Melt Stuffed Tomatoes are one of my favorite comfort foods and is Healthy Eating!
In order to make them healthier, I created tuna melt stuffed tomatoes.
Not only do I get the comfort food I want but by omitting the bread and adding a whole tomato I am really increasing its nutritional value.
Bonus: This recipe qualifies as Keto Tuna Melt Stuffed Tomatoes 😋
Tuna Melt Stuffed Tomatoes Recipe (Printable)
Makes 2 servings
4 fresh tomatoes (we used medium sized vine ripe kind)
2 pouches premium white tuna
1/2 cup shredded mozzarella
1/4 cup mayonnaise
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
1/2 tsp garlic powder
1/2 tsp onion powder
1 green onion, diced (option: red onion)
pinch salt & pepper
Option: add celery seed
Option: add cream cheese and beat until fluffy
Option: 2 tsp lemon juice in tuna mixture
Preheat the oven 425 Degrees F
Wash and core the tomatoes. Use a spoon to scoop out the insides of the tomato. Chop flesh into small pieces.
Let tomatoes sit on a paper towel to absorb extra moisture.
In a medium bowl or large bowl, mix together the tuna, mayonnaise, mustard and seasonings – hmmm looks like Tuna salad 😋
Scoop the tuna mixture into the tomatoes and place in an oven-safe dish or baking sheet.
Drizzle with olive oil, top with shredded cheese and roast for 15 minutes.
The photo below shows the perfect golden brown color of the shredded mozzarella melted cheese.
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Tuna Melt Stuffed Tomatoes Recipe
- 4 tomatoes (we used medium sized vine ripe kind)
- 2 pouches premium white tuna
- 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella
- 1/4 cup mayonnaise
- 1 tablespoon dijon mustard
- 1/2 tsp garlic powder
- 1/2 tsp onion powder
- 1 green onion, diced
- pinch salt & pepper
- Olive oil
- Preheat the oven 425
- Wash and core the tomatoes. Use a spoon to scoop out the middles.
- In a small bowl, mix together the tuna, mayonnaise, mustard and seasonings.
- Scoop the tuna into the tomatoes and place in an oven safe dish.
- Drizzle with olive oil, top with shredded cheese and roast for 15 minutes.
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