After School Snack That Helps Brains Grow

Tuna Pizza Bites (makes 12 bites)



  • 1 can of Safe Catch Ahi tuna, drained
  • ¼ cup mayonnaise
  • 3 Tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1 tablespoon dried parsley
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • ¼ cup marinara sauce



  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees. and lightly grease a 12-cup mini muffin tin.
  1. Put the drained tuna into a bowl and use a wooden spoon to break it apart into very small flakes. Mix in the mayonnaise, tomato paste, parsley, oregano, and garlic.
  1. In a small bowl, beat together the eggs and the salt. Add them to the tuna mixture and stir to combine thoroughly. Add ½ of the cheese and mix.
  1. Divide the mixture between the mini muffin cups; I used a 1 1/2 Tablespoon ice cream scoop. Bake tuna cheddar bites for 12 minutes or until they are set, the remove and add 1 teaspoon of marinara sauce to eat and a sprinkle of the remaining cheese. Return to the oven for 4 minutes or until cheese is melted.
  1. Remove bites from oven and let stand in the tins for 5 minutes. Use a sharp knife or offset spatula to loosen around the edges of the bites and remove them from the tin. Enjoy warm or at room temperature.



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