Thursday, November 24, 2011

Tuna Cups & Awards!

I don't know where the original for these are from.  I got it from my friend Julie.  When we used to work together she made these for me.  She was so thoughtful when she made these.  She knew I didn't eat pork so she made sure that she used a separate cutting board.  These were so good that I got the recipe from her.  The original recipe had green peppers and celery.  I never buy celery.  Instead of green peppers I decided to put some green chilli to spice it up.  Everyone in my family loves these.  I don't make them very often because they are pretty high in fat.


I usually make this in a regular muffin tin but this time I used a mini muffin tin.  If you have a very salty cheese you may want to reduce the salt.  One time I bought a vegetarian cheese and I didn't taste it before making these.  They turned out very salty.



Tuna Cups
Adapted from Julie

1 package Pillsbury dough (I used the reduced fat one)
1 tin tuna, well drained
1 hard boiled egg, diced
1 cup cheddar cheese, shredded
1/3 cup mayonnaise
1 green chilli, minced
1/4 tsp salt

Preheat oven to 375 F.

In a large bowl mix together tuna, egg, cheese, mayonnaise, green chilli and salt.  Remove dough from fridge.  If you are using regular muffin tins, divide each triangle into 2 pieces.  For mini muffin tins divide into 3.  Shape each piece of dough into a little cup.  Place in your muffin tin and fill with tuna mixture.  I always spray my muffin tins with some oil because I'm always paranoid that they will stick.

Bake for 10-15 minutes and enjoy!

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And now for the awards....I've been given my first 2 awards.  The first is from Jay @ Tasty Appetite.




The second is from Ambreen @ Simple Sweet 'N Savory




Both Jay and Ambreen always drops by my blog and leave very thoughtful comment.  Please check out their blogs and some of their mouthwatering recipes!  Now I get to pass the honor on to some of my fellow bloggers:

Manu @ Manu's Menu
Julie @ Erivum Pulliyum
Divya @ Divya's Recipes
Sawsan @ Chef in Disguise
Krithi @ Krithi's Kitchen

Please take a look at my fellow bloggers and see the amazing dishes they create!

13 comments:

  1. Congratulations on your awards
    They are very well deserved and thank you so much for passing them to me
    I am truly honored
    I love tuna and the idea of those cups is really tempting
    looking forward to trying them
    Thank you again for the award Asiya

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  2. Wow, looks fantastic & delicious! And double congratulations :)

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  3. Yummilicious dish!!! :-)))

    Congratulations on the awards! All well deserved!!!
    THANK YOU soooo much for passing them on to me, I am really honoured and very very HAPPY!!!

    Have a great day Asiya! <3

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  5. What a nice treat......Congratulations.

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  6. Congrats on the awards ! Theses little cups sound so good. It was sweet of your friend to share the recipe and make some special for you. Thanks for sharing with the rest of us.

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  7. Wow..Awesome cups,yummy!!I had the same filling with cheese crackers..tastes good!
    Congrats on your well deserved awards and Thanx for sharing it with me..



    Erivum Puliyum

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  8. Looks yummy and tempting.. nice clicks too !!

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  9. Congrats on the well-deserved awards! And the tuna cups look fantastic.

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  10. congrats dear....u truly deserve those..:)
    tuna cups sounds amazingly tasty..
    Tasty Appetite

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  11. wow...tuna cupcakes..looks awesome n congrats on all your awards !

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  12. Congrats on ur awards....Those tuna cups looks so perfect!

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