Tuna Nicoise in Celery Recipe

Try this wonderful tuna nicoise in celery stalk appetizer to serve at your next afternoon tea.  This recipe is gluten free and low carb.  Your guests will be delighted to indulge in this tasty guilt free finger food.

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Tuna Nicoise in Celery Stalk - Gluten Free Recipe:
Prep Time
20 mins
Total Time
20 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: French
Keyword: Tuna Nicoise in Celery Stalk Recipe
Servings: 10 to 12 stuffed celery stalks
Author: Ellen Easton © 2020 - All Rights Reserved
  • 10 ounces good-quality canned tuna in oil, drained
  • 1/4 cup black olives, finely diced
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, extra-virgin
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
  • 4 hearts of celery stalks (ribs)
  • Pimento, cut into thin 1-inch strips
  1. Clean and wash the celery.  Cut each celery stalk into 2-inch strips.

  2. Place the drained canned tuna in a bowl.  Using a fork, gently break into small pieces.

  3. Squeeze the lemon juice over the tuna.  Add diced olives, olive oil, red wine vinegar, and apple cider vinegar.  Blend all together.

  4. Spread some tuna mixture into the hallow of each celery stalk.  Garnish with a pimento strip.

  5. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

  6. Yields: 10 to 12 celery stalks

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