1 6 oz. can or jar of good quality tuna, in oil, drained
1 small shallot, quartered
1/2 crisp green apple, cored, seeded and quartered
2 T. freshly squeeze lime juice
1/4 cup fresh cheese, ricotta, cream cheese or goat cheese
1/4-1/2 t. chile powder
1 /4 t. EACH good salt and freshly ground pepper
Combine all ingredients in the food processor and process until smooth. Season to taste. Transfer to an airtight container and chill 30 minutes or up to one day. Serve with crackers, baguette slices or vegetable sticks.