Tuna Boats

For a quick and easy light meal or snack, these Tuna Boats are a great choice! They're low carb, high in protein, gluten free, dairy free, and sugar-free and can be whipped up in just a couple of minutes.

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Serving size 1


  • 100g/3.5oz tin of tuna
  • 6 baby cos/romaine lettuce leaves
  • 1 tbsp mayonnaise
  • 1 tbsp parsley
  • ½ tsp chilli flakes


  1. In a small bowl mix the tuna and mayonnaise
  2. Place a spoonful in each of the lettuce leaves
  3. Top with chopped parsley leaves and chilli and enjoy!

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Nutrition facts

Per Serving

  • calories: 323
  • carbohydrates: 0.9g
  • fat: 24.1g
  • fiber: 1.0g
  • potassium: 391.4mg
  • protein: 25.9g
  • saturated fat: 3.6g
  • sodium: 463.8mg
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