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Recipe: Spicy Tuna

From the Kitchen of Jennifer Meachum RDN, LD

A brown bag lunch doesn’t have to be boring. Spicy Tuna will invigorate your day with heart-healthy flavor that includes plenty of Omega-3 fatty acids. Studies show that Omega-3s may lower the risk of heart failure and coronary disease. And, Omega-3s may also have positive effects on brain function and cancer prevention.

Makes 1 serving

Ingredients:

  • 2.6 ounce pouch of tuna in water*
  • 1 tbsp diced jalapenos
  • 1 tbsp light mayo

Directions:

  1. In a small bowl mix the above ingredients.
  2. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
  3. Pair spicy tuna with celery sticks, cucumber slices, or whole grain crackers.

*Use low sodium tuna to reduce sodium in recipe

Nutrition facts per serving: Calories 134 cal; Total Fat 6 gm; Total Carbs 2 gm; Sugars 1 gm; Fiber 0 gm; Protein 18 gm; Sodium 492 mg

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