Stuffed avocados with tuna in tomato sauce

This recipe is the perfect option for a quick lunch or dinner, easy to prepare and simply delicious. It can be served with a some mexican rice as garnish.

Ingredients:

  • 4 medium ripe avocados
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 1 medium size red bell pepper, finely chopped
  • 3 cans of tuna in water, drained
  • 1 can (28 oz.) whole peeled tomatoes, pureed
  • 3 table spoons of parsley, finely chopped
  • 3 table spoons of olive oil
  • Salt / pepper
  • Optional: 2 pieces of canned chipotle peppers, finely chopped.

Preparation:

  • Heat a big skillet with the olive oil, add the peppers and sauté it for ntil slightly browned.
  • Add onion and cook it for 5 minutes then add garlic and cook it for two minutes or until it is slightly brown.
  • Add tuna and mix well, let it cook for a few minutes then add the pureed tomates, season with salt and pepper.
  • Finally if wanted add the chopped chipotle peppers, and let all mix simmer for a few minutes at medium heat, before removing it from the heat add the chopped parsley.
  • Remove from skillet, cool down and reserve.
  • Cut avocados in half and carefully remove pits and skin to avoid smooshing the avocados.
  • Place halves on a plate and with a spoon stuff them with the tuna mix.

Author: F. Guerra

Foodie, amateur cook/baker & a spicy food lover with a sweet tooth.

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