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  • Writer's pictureDebbie Marsh

"Tuna-Less" Pate, Easy and Delicious

Updated: Jul 4, 2023

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Prepare to be delighted by the simplicity and authentic taste of this recipe, capturing the essence of canned tuna. The avocados, sourced fresh from my friend's garden, boast a luxuriously buttery and creamy texture, elevating the dish to new heights. The delectable flavor of homegrown produce adds an extra touch of satisfaction. To complement the avocado perfectly, I incorporate Lamb's lettuce, creating a harmonious combination that will tantalize your taste buds.

tuna-less stuffed avocado
Tuna-less Pate Recipe :

(Serves 4)

  • 2 cups soaked raw shelled sunflower seeds

  • ½ lemon, juiced

  • 2-4 scallions, minced (including greens)

  • 1½-2 stalks celery, minced

  • 1 Tb dried dill flakes

  • 2-3 Tb dried Dulse flakes or granules

  1. Drain the soaked sunflower seeds and place them in a food processor. Pulse until the seeds become crumbly and chunky.

  2. Add lemon juice and salt, and continue pulsing until the mixture resembles canned tuna.

  3. Transfer the mixture to a mixing bowl and incorporate the remaining ingredients. Mix well and set aside.

Calories: 415 Total Fat: 35g
  • Saturated Fat: 3g

  • Trans Fat: 0g Cholesterol: 0mg Sodium: 305mg Total Carbohydrate: 16g

  • Dietary Fiber: 7g

  • Sugars: 2g Protein: 16g

"Tuna-Less" Stuffed Avocado Recipe:

(Serves 4)

  • 1 batch prepared Tuna-less (see recipe above)

  • 2-3 large ripe avocados (peeled and pitted)

  • 1 bag Lamb's Lettuce (approximately 10-12 ounces)

  • Chili sauce (optional)

  1. Fill the hollowed avocado halves generously with the prepared Tuna-less mixture. For an extra kick, add a few drops of hot sauce to the avocados before filling them.

  2. Place the stuffed avocado halves on a bed of fresh Lamb's Lettuce.

  3. Optional: Garnish with drops of chili sauce or Sriracha sauce around the plate or serve as is.

  4. This dish is incredibly satisfying and filling. Note that you can store the Tuna-less pate in a sealed container inside the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Calories: 420-450 Total Fat: 35-37g
  • Saturated Fat: 4-5g

  • Trans Fat: 0g Cholesterol: 0mg Sodium: 130-150mg Total Carbohydrates: 21-24g

  • Dietary Fiber: 12-15g

  • Sugars: 2-3g Protein: 10-12g

Please note that the nutrition facts may vary depending on the specific brands and quantities of ingredients used.

Enjoy the "Tuna-Less" Stuffed Avocado with Fresh Lamb's Lettuce as a nutritious meal or appetizer. It's a perfect choice for those seeking a vegan, plant-based, and seafood alternative option. Give this recipe a try and savor the flavors guilt-free!

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