Cucumber-Tuna Salad Pitas

This tuna and veggies salad-turned-pita sandwich recipe takes just 15 minutes to make a filling meal.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 15 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

1
pouch (about 7 oz) albacore tuna
1/4
cup reduced-fat mayonnaise or salad dressing
1/4
cup plain fat-free yogurt
1/2
cup chopped cucumber
2
tablespoons chopped red onion
2
tablespoons chopped fresh or 1 teaspoon dried dill weed
1
teaspoon salt-free seasoning blend
2
whole wheat pita (pocket) breads (8 inch)
1
cup shredded lettuce
1
small tomato, chopped (1/2 cup)
  • 1 In medium bowl, mix tuna, reduced-fat mayonnaise, yogurt, cucumber, onion, dill weed and seasoning blend.
  • 2 Cut pita breads in half crosswise to form pockets. Spoon 1/4 of mixture into each pita bread half. Add lettuce and tomato.

Expert Tips

You can also spread this mixture on whole wheat tortillas and roll up, if you like.

For a simple cold lunch on a hot summer day, add a piece of fresh fruit and baked chips.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
220
(
Calories from Fat
60),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
7%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
20mg
20%;
Sodium
470mg
470%;
Total Carbohydrate
23g
23%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
3g
3%
),
Protein
18g
18%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%;
Vitamin C
8%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
10%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.