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Tuna Chorizo Stuffed Peppers

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Tuna Recipes




  • 1 Tbsp chorizo seasoning* (or more based on personal preference)

  • 2 bell peppers

  • 1-2 Tbsp olive oil

  • 1 (3oz) single-serve Skipjack Wild Tuna pouch, undrained

  • 1 cup cooked rice or quinoa

  • 3/4 cup black beans, rinsed and drained

  • 3/4 cup diced canned tomatoes, undrained

  • 1 tsp chili powder

  • 1/2 cup shredded cheese, plus extra for topping

  • 1/2 tsp oregano

  • 1 green onion, chopped

  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro, for garnish

  • Chorizo Seasoning* (makes 1/4 cup)

  • 1 Tbsp chili powder

  • 1 Tbsp garlic powder

  • 1 Tbsp onion powder

  • 1/2 Tbsp oregano

  • 1 tsp smoked paprika

  • 1 tsp cumin

  • 1 tsp kosher salt

  • 1/4 tsp black pepper

  • 1/4 tsp coriander



  1. Mix together all ingredients for chorizo seasoning and set aside.

  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

  3. Cut bell peppers in half lengthwise, removing seeds and membrane.

  4. Coat bell pepper halves lightly in olive oil and place them cut-side down in baking dish.

  5. Place in oven for about 15 minutes, until slightly softened.

  6. While bell peppers are cooking, in small bowl, gently blend tuna, with natural juices from the pouch, and chorizo seasoning.

  7. In large mixing bowl combine cooked rice or quinoa, black beans, seasoned tuna, diced canned tomatoes with juices, chili powder, shredded cheese, oregano, and chopped green onion.

  8. Remove bell peppers from oven and gently turn over, being careful not to tear the softened bell pepper.

  9. With a spoon, generously fill the interior of each bell pepper half with mixture.

  10. Place all four filled bell pepper halves back into oven.

  11. Bake for 30 more minutes, or until bell peppers are cooked to your preference.

  12. During last 10 minutes of baking, add extra cheese on top of each stuffed pepper.

  13. Remove from oven, garnish with chopped cilantro, and serve.

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