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Southwest Tuna Stuffed Mini Peppers

Southwest Tuna Stuffed Mini Peppers - a healthy appetizer that's quick and easy to make, but filled with flavor and touch of heat!
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time0 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: southwest, tuna
Servings: 10
Author: Marie


  • 1 7 oz. can tuna drained
  • 2 Tbsp. finely chopped onion
  • 2 Tbsp. Greek yogurt
  • 2 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 1/2 tsp. lime juice
  • 2 tsp. Southwest Seasoning
  • 1/8 tsp. kosher salt
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro
  • 10-12 mini-peppers washed
  • 1 Tbsp. queso fresco crumbling cheese optional - for garnish


  • Place tuna in medium bowl. Add onion, Greek yogurt, olive oil, lime juice, southwest seasoning, kosher salt, and cilantro. Mix well.
  • Leaving short stems on, cut mini peppers in half length-wise. Gently scrape out seeds.
  • Stuff each mini-pepper half with a spoonful of tuna filling and place on serving plate. Sprinkle with crumbling cheese.
  • Refrigerate or serve immediately.


Serves 10-12 (2 halves per person)