Pesto, cannellini bean & tuna jackets

A plate of food 200-400 Calorie Recipes

Preparation and cooking time

  • Prep:2 mins
  • Cook:7 mins – 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Serves 2

Top baked sweet potatoes with pesto, cannellini beans and tuna for a simple supper. They take just two minutes to prep and deliver two of your 5-a-day

Nutrient Unit
kcal 393
fat 12g
saturates 4g
carbs 55g
sugars 23g
fibre 9g
protein 11g
salt 0.8g
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  • 2 sweet potatoes
  • ½ x 400g can cannellini beans , drained
  • 2 tbsp fresh pesto
  • 2 tbsp cream cheese
  • 100g can tuna in water, drained
  • ½ red onion , finely chopped
  • 1 lemon , zested
  • 25g pine nuts , toasted
  • small handful basil leaves


  • STEP 1

Heat oven to 180C/160C fan/gas 4. Pierce the potatoes a few times, then bake for 40 mins, or until really soft. Alternatively, microwave on High for 7 mins.

  • STEP 2
Spice-cured tuna tacos

Mix the beans, pesto, cream cheese, tuna, red onion, lemon zest and some seasoning. Split the baked potatoes and stuff with the tuna filling. Top with the pine nuts and basil leaves.

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