Canned Tuna Ceviche

Canned Tuna Ceviche –Transform ordinary canned tuna into a zesty, flavorful lunch by adding fresh lime juice, cilantro, jalapeño, tomato and avocado – so good!

Canned Tuna Ceviche – Transform ordinary canned tuna into a zesty, flavorful lunch with a Latin flair by adding fresh lime juice, cilantro, jalapeño, tomato and avocado in this easy tuna ceviche – so good!Canned Tuna Ceviche

I have tons of easy ceviche recipes, a few of my favorites are Shrimp Ceviche Cocktail, Peruvian Ceviche in Cucumber Cups, Shrimp Ceviche and Avocado Salad and Mushroom Ceviche (Vegan) to name a few.

A high school friend (hi Cynthia!) actually gave me this idea. She had it while vacationing in Guatemala and shared the idea with me when she returned. When I read the email, I thought it was brilliant! It’s basically a poor man’s ceviche.

Canned Tuna Ceviche – Transform ordinary canned tuna into a zesty, flavorful lunch with a Latin flair by adding fresh lime juice, cilantro, jalapeño, tomato and avocado in this easy tuna ceviche – so good!

Now don’t get me wrong, I LOVE a good fresh ceviche made raw fish or seafood. It’s actually one of my favorite things to eat. I actually shared a recipe here of Ceviche in Cucumber Cups or this ceviche-like Zesty Lime Shrimp and Avocado Salad. But when you need a quick lunch using pantry ingredients, this is great and it’s inexpensive, Whole3o, low-carb, paleo-friendly, dairy-free and gluten-free!

For presentation, I put the ceviche tuna into the can to use as a ring mold, then inverted it onto my plate; completely optional of course! Topped with fresh avocado, this was filling and delicious.

Canned Tuna Ceviche – Transform ordinary canned tuna into a zesty, flavorful lunch with a Latin flair by adding fresh lime juice, cilantro, jalapeño, tomato and avocado in this easy tuna ceviche – so good!

Canned Tuna Ceviche – Transform ordinary canned tuna into a zesty, flavorful lunch with a Latin flair by adding fresh lime juice, cilantro, jalapeño, tomato and avocado in this easy tuna ceviche – so good!

Canned Tuna Ceviche – Transform ordinary canned tuna into a zesty, flavorful lunch with a Latin flair by adding fresh lime juice, cilantro, jalapeño, tomato and avocado in this easy tuna ceviche – so good!
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Canned Tuna Ceviche

3
Freestyle Points
153
Calories
Prep Time: 25 mins
Total Time: 25 mins
Yield: 2 servings
COURSE: Lunch, Salad
CUISINE: American
Transform ordinary canned tuna into a zesty, flavorful lunch with a Latin flair by adding fresh lime juice, cilantro, jalapeño, tomato and avocado in this easy tuna ceviche – so good!

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp minced red onion
  • 1 to 1 1/2 limes
  • kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, as needed
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1 7 oz can chunk white albacore tuna packed in water (5.1 oz drained)
  • 1 medium seeded plum tomato, finely diced
  • tbsp chopped cilantro
  • 1 jalapeño, minced (keep seeds for spicy) or you can use pickled
  • 3 drops Tabasco sauce, optional
  • 2 oz sliced avocado, 1/2 medium haas

Instructions

  • In a medium bowl, combine the red onion, pinch of kosher salt, juice of 1 lime and olive oil.
  • Mix in the chopped cilantro, jalapeño, drained tuna, tomato, and Tabasco, if using.
  • Taste for salt and lime juice, adjust as needed (I used 1 1/2 limes).
  • Cover and marinate in the refrigerator at least 20 minutes to let the flavors blend.
  • To serve, top with fresh sliced avocado and serve.

Nutrition

Serving: 3/4 cup tuna, 1 oz avocado , Calories: 153kcal, Carbohydrates: 9g, Protein: 15g, Fat: 8g, Saturated Fat: 1.5g, Cholesterol: 26mg, Sodium: 187mg, Fiber: 3g, Sugar: 1g
Freestyle Points: 3
Points: +4
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