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Tuna Rice Bean Balls

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Tuna Rice Bean Balls

3.8 from 5 votes
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Tuna Rice Bean Balls
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 619kcal


  • 2 cup green peas, frozen
  • 1 cup brown rice, raw
  • 5 ounce tuna, canned in water
  • 15 ounce black beans, canned
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

Serve With

  • 4 medium apple
  • 1/2 cup almonds, whole
  • 4 stick string cheese


  • Set peas aside to thaw while prepping lunch.
  • Cook rice as directed on package; allow to cool.
  • Meanwhile, drain tuna and add to a medium bowl. Drain and rinse beans. Add beans to bowl along with the peas, lemon juice and cooled rice. Mix well, mashing as you go, to form a sticky texture; shape into 1 inch balls.
  • Serve with sliced apples, almonds and string cheese.
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Calories: 619kcal | Carbohydrates: 94g | Protein: 30g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 28mg | Sodium: 727mg | Fiber: 18g | Sugar: 24g

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