Stuffed Tomatoes with Tuna and Beans

posted by Sue Freeman 06-10-98 8:18 PM 

Tomato Stuffed with Tuna and Beans 

6 medium tomatoes 
1 can 8 oz. white kidney beans or cannellini beans drained and rinsed 
1 8 oz can tuna in water 
juice of one lemon 
1 small sweet onion chopped finely 
1 small stalk celery chopped finely 
3 tablespoon chopped italian parsely leave only 
salt and pepper to taste 
8 tablespoons olive oil 

Drain the tuna and rinse under cold water drain well again. Sprinkle with 
lemon juice let sit for 10 minutes and rinse and squeeze dry. (don't leave
lemon juice on longer it will break down the fish) 

Cut tops off tomatoes, squeeze tomatoes gently to remove seeds. Scoop out 
insides and chop finely and put into bowl. Salt interior of tomatoes and 
place upside down on paper towels to drain. 

Drain beans and run under cold water. Drain on paper towels. Place all 
ingredients into bowl and mix. Moisten with about 6 tablespoons of olive 
oil. Mix. 

Stuff tomatoes with mixture and drizzle remaining olive oil on top of 

Serve Cold. 

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