Dairy Farmers of Canada

Stuffed Mozza Peppers

Our dietitians' favourite

Tuna combined with veggies and creamy mozzarella stuffed into peppers makes for a portable, nutritious and delicious lunch ' ready to go in 5 minutes!

  • Prep: 5 min
Yields 4 servings
poivrons farcis a la mozzarella


  • 4 small red, green or yellow bell peppers
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) 1 % or 2 % plain yogurt
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) basil pesto
  • 1 cup (250 mL) cubed Canadian Mozzarella
  • 1 can (6 oz /170 g) chunk tuna packed in water, drained
  • 1 grated carrot
  • 1 celery stalk finely chopped
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Halve peppers lengthwise, remove core, seeds and set aside.

In a small bowl, combine yogurt and pesto. Stir in Canadian Mozzarella, tuna, carrot and celery. Spoon mixture into prepared peppers.


For a tasty tuna sandwich with a twist, serve tuna mixture on whole grain bread or in a flavoured wrap lined with lettuce or baby spinach leaves. Also fantastic on a bed of greens!

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Nutritional information

Per serving
Energy: 219 Calories
Protein: 20 g
Carbohydrate: 8 g
Fat: 12 g
Fibre: 2.2 g
Sodium: 383 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

(% DV*)
Calcium: 20 % / 216 mg
Niacin: 29 %
Vitamin A: 32 %
Vitamin B12: 105 %
Vitamin C: 160 %