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Tuna Tostadas With Cilantro Lime Crema

tuna tostadas with cilantro crema In Guatemala tostadas are a staple, and although the traditional recipes for tostadas usually don’t include tuna I thought adding a healthy tuna salad to a crunchy tostada would be a fun way to create an after school snack for the kids. To make the tostadas I used Bumble Bee® Albacore tuna and combined it with fresh ingredients. Bumble Bee® Albacore products are an easy and delicious way to add a variety of nutrients to your diet including lean protein, healthy fat, and important vitamins and minerals.

ingredients for tuna tostadas with cilantro crema

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Tuna Tostadas With Cilantro Lime Crema
  • 6 tortilla tostadas
  • 2 cans of Bumble Bee® Albacore tuna in water
  • ¼ cup chopped tomato
  • ¼ cup chopped red onion
  • 1 Hass avocado
  • 1 tablespoon of lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons of freshly chopped cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons of cilantro crema
  • 1 cup yogurt
  • ⅓ cup minced fresh cilantro
  • 1 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons grated lime peel
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  1. Put the cilantro and garlic in food processor and pulse until well combined.
  2. Add yogurt, lime peel and salt and pulse again until well combined.
  3. Mix the tuna, tomato, onion and lime juice.
  4. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Place the tuna mixture over the tortilla.
  6. Top with slices of avocado, drizzle with cilantro lime crema and fresh cilantro.

tuna tostadas with cilantro crema For this recipe I used greek yogurt instead of crema which also makes this recipe healthier and the yogurt combined with the cilantro and lime provides lots of flavor and a fresh taste to this easy dish.

tuna tostadas with cilantro crema

This is an easy recipe that even the kids can make and I love that it reminds me of traditional recipes that I used to eat at home when I was a kid but this version is not only much easier than an enchilada (a Guatemalan dish that is served on a tostada, very different from the Mexican enchiladas) but also leaner and much healthier. My mother used to make delicious enchiladas and also really great tostadas with guacamole, refried black beans or tomato salsa and they where the perfect afternoon snack and now I am creating our own version of tostadas for my kids and relieving with them those fun after school moments enjoying a merienda or afternoon meal or snack.

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About the author

Cesar Diaz

Cesar is a freelance graphic designer with more than 15 years of experience in the advertising world. He is the creative force behind GrowingUpBilingual.com and 365thingsswfl.com. 2 year ago he gave up his steady job so he could spend more time at home and be more involved in his kid's lives. He loves sharing tips to maintain a healthier lifestyle both at home and while traveling. He likes to cook low calorie meals with a Latino touch, specially if they are on the grill. He is a techie, a carnivore and a fitness buff not necessarily in that order. During his free time he enjoys mountain biking, working out at the gym, watching movies and traveling with his family.

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  1. Wanda Lopez

    What a wonderful recipe, love tuna and I’m always trying to make it in different ways. This recipe is a must try.
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  2. Adriana Hogar Mujer

    Estas tostadas se ven sumamente deliciosas, a mi me encanta el tuna asi que me las voy a preparar gracias por la receta
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  3. Desirée

    Se ven fáciles de hacer! Y la mezcla de cilantro y lima tiene que darle un sabor delicioso al atún. Muchísimas gracias por compartir la receta.
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  4. Romina Tibytt

    OMG! This looks like paradise for me! Que ricoooo 🙂
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  5. Maybelline @ Naturalmente Mamá

    This looks super good and easy to make! Love the idea for the weekends and weeknights! Thanks for sharing!
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  6. Diana Rodriguez - Compras y Hogar

    Lucen super deliciosas! 2 para llevar por fa!
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  7. Marlene Martinez

    What a delicious recipe, I have never tried the bumble bee tuna and this is a good oportunity to try it!

  8. Laura Rodriguez

    Cesar gracias por esta receta tengo que probar esta tostada con esa salsa de yogurt.
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  9. Maria (Lennie) Machuca

    Se ve deliciosa esta receta. Great snack idea for my kids! Thanks for sharing!
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  10. nina

    que rico, nosotros comemos tuna tostadas cuando estamos en puerto vallarta. es un lunch rapido para cuando andamos en la playa
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  11. Elizabeth - WhatsUpMamis

    Super fácil de hacer, me gustaron las fotos.

  12. s. Yissele

    Que delicia! Tengo que prepararlo Yummy! Muchas gracias por compartir la receta. Saludos y

    ¡FELIZ DÍA!ॐ
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