Baked Potato with Tuna Mayo

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Barbara Miller

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@Barbara_Miller

I got the idea for this recipe from watching videos on youtube from a Scottish food vlogger. "What's For Tea" is the name of Cheryl's youtube account. This is my version of what she makes. My cook time includes the time to bake the potato. That time will vary depending on which method you use to cook the potato. I usually microwave mine. It only takes a few minutes to whip together the Tuna Mayo.

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Serves:
2
Prep:
5 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 5 Min
Method:
No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

  • 2 medium
    idaho potatoes, baked, air fried, instant pot or microwaved
  • 5 oz
    chunk light tuna, in water (one small can), do not drain
  • 2 Tbsp
    mayonaise, regular, light, or olive oil blend
  • 2 Tbsp
    instant mashed potato flakes
  • 1 pinch
    black pepper, ground, optional

How to Make Baked Potato with Tuna Mayo

Step-by-Step

  1. Cut the cooked, hot potato part way thru from end to end.
  2. Hold the potato with a kitchen towel and gently squish it end to end to "open" the cut. Set aside.
  3. Open the can of Tuna and empty the contents into a bowl. A small bowl like a cereal bowl is fine. I prefer to keep the liquid because of reserving any nutrition that may have cooked out of the fish in the canning process.
  4. Add the Mayonnaise and stir. This will be very runny.
  5. Add the Potato Flakes and stir. This will thicken the mixture and not affect the taste of the end product. You can also use the powdered/shaker Parmesan cheese and/or Ranch dressing mix added to (or instead of) the Potato Flakes to add variety.
  6. Add the black pepper. Stir in. I use fresh cracked but you can use any kind, Red, white, powdered. You can also add Paprika (sweet or smoked). I love variety.
  7. Diced Pickle can also be added as well as cheeses, herbs or mustard and creamy salad dressings. It is so fun to play with the flavor of the tuna mayo.

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