Royal Danish Ballet Dancer Shelby Elsbree's Tuna Lettuce Boats Recipe

November 28, 2001

Healthy eating is always more fun when it comes in the form of finger food. Shelby Elsbree, a Royal Danish Ballet dancer and a prolific amateur chef, created this light and refreshing recipe: “I decided to try a spin on the summer salads I’ve been experimenting with this season, and came up with a fun way to serve one of my staple combinations.”

Tuna Lettuce Boats
Romaine lettuce
1 can of tuna in water
3 tablespoons of greek yogurt
Diced fennel, celery or red onions (all or whichever your prefer)
Salt and pepper
Fresh blueberries
Fresh mint leaves
1. Combine tuna, yogurt, finely diced vegetables. Sprinkle with salt & pepper
2. Lay tuna mix inside your romaine lettuce ‘boat’
3. Top with a handful of blueberries and fresh mint leaves