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If you don’t have avocados on hand, you can serve this delicious tuna salad in leaf bowls, in a hollowed-out tomato, on toast, or even in grooves of celery sticks. You could, of course, go old school and serve it on toast…. do you have any idea how delicious StarKist tuna salad on toast sounds right about now??
The recipe below is out of this world – since I’m deathly (literally, it seems) allergic to mangoes, I leave them out. I replace them with chopped green grapes. For whatever reasons, grapes and tuna fish make the perfect pair. Then again, as far as I know, mangoes and tuna fish do too – you’ll have to try and let me know!
Caribbean Tuna Salad in Avocados
2 (5 oz.) Cans – Solid White Albacore Tuna in Water, (or NEW Low Sodium Solid White Albacore Tuna) drained
21⁄2 Tbsp. light mayonnaise
2 tsp. chopped chipotle pepper in adobo sauce
1⁄4 cup chopped jicama
1 mango (1⁄2 diced for salad and 1⁄2 sliced for garnish)
4 avocados, halved
Cilantro and lime juice to taste
Leaf lettuce, if desired
In a medium bowl mix mayonnaise and chipotle pepper well. Add tuna, jicama and diced mango and mix well.
Cut avocados in half and remove seed. Hollow out slightly if needed.
Place tuna salad in avocado half and sprinkle with a little fresh lime juice and chopped cilantro. Place on lettuce-lined plate with mango slices as a garnish.
Also See: Simple and Spicy Tuna Tacos (Crazy Delicious!)
See more StarKist Tuna Recipes.