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Seafood Recipes

Tahini Tuna Dip

Tags: appetizer, 15 minutes or less, 600 calories or less, quick and easy, stove, 30 minutes or less, tuna, snack

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Calories: 

600

Total Fat: 

8g

Protein:  

25g

Total Time: 

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Prep Time: 

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Cook Time: 

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Yield: 

8-10 servings

Ingredients

4 cans (5 oz each) drained or 3 pouches (5 oz or 6.4 oz each) tuna
3 large onions, sliced thin
1/3 cup vegetable oil
1/3 cup pine nuts
6 to 8 pitas, quartered and opened into pockets

Dressing:
4 tablespoons tahini (sesame seed paste)
6 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
2/3 cup olive oil
1 cup chopped fresh cilantro
2 large garlic cloves, minced
1/8 teaspoon cayenne to taste
Garnish with fresh cilantro

Directions

Combine tahini, lemon juice, olive oil, cilantro, garlic and cayenne to make dressing. Combine tuna with half dressing mixture. Cook onions in vegetable oil over medium heat until golden brown. Set aside. In a skillet, cook pine nuts over low heat until golden brown. Arrange onions on platter with tuna mixture, sprinkle with toasted pine nuts. Garnish with cilantro. Serve with pita pockets and extra dressing on the side.

Nutritional Information per Serving

Calories: 600

Total Fat: 8

Protein: 25g

Courtesy of: Bumble Bee