Easy Tuna Spread

Catch the big kahuna of simple and tasty tuna treats.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 2 hr 10 min
  • Servings 2

Ingredients

1
cup fat-free ricotta cheese
2
tablespoons chopped fresh basil leaves or 2 teaspoons dried basil leaves
2
tablespoons lemon juice
2
tablespoons reduced-fat sour cream
1
can (9 oz) or 2 cans (5 oz each) albacore tuna in water, drained
  • 1 Line 2-cup metal bowl or mold with plastic wrap.
  • 2 Place all ingredients in blender or food processor. Cover and blend on high speed until smooth. Spread mixture in bowl.
  • 3 Cover and refrigerate 2 hours. Carefully unmold onto serving plate.

Expert Tips

Looking for an enlightened tuna sandwich filler? This is a great alternative to the traditional--and often high-fat--version.

Jicama sticks, cucumber slices and low-sodium crackers are great companions to this tasty spread.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Tablespoon
Calories
25
(
Calories from Fat
10 ),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
1 g
1 %
(Saturated Fat
1 g,
1 %
),
Cholesterol
5 mg
5 %;
Sodium
40 mg
40 %;
Total Carbohydrate
1 g
1 %
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
),
Protein
3 g
3 %
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.