Low Carb Picnic Recipe? - Refreshing Cucumber Salad Bowls
The ideal food for weight loss will be low carbohydrate, high protein, with some non-saturated fats. This recipe fits the bill perfectly.
What You Need:
3 large cucumbers
1 (6 oz) can tuna in water, drained well
2 hard boiled eggs, chopped
1/2 c celery, chopped fine
1 tbsp sweet onion, chopped fine
2 tbsp relish
1/4 c mayonnaise
1 tsp. lemon juice
1/2 c Cheddar cheese, shredded
1/4 tsp. pepper
Of course, what recipes don't mention is that was you really need in addition to this is a fridge. And lots of those sealable food containers. They help a lot with things like this.
How to Make It:
Cut the cucumber in half longwise.
Remove the seeds and cut the bottom so the cucumbers set flat.
Place the tuna, eggs, celery and onion into a large mixing bowl.
Stir slightly to help breakup the tuna.
Add the mayonnaise and relish.
Stir together until the mayonnaise is slightly smooth.
Pour in the lemon juice.
Sprinkle in the pepper.
Stir to mix well.
Sprinkle in the cheese and continue stirring until all the ingredients are incorporated together.
Fill each cucumber half with the tuna mixture.
Cucumber boats can be filled with any type of salad.
Add some crushed nuts too for texture.
Egg salad, chicken salad or even ham salad make a great addition to any picnic.