Tuna in Pitas

Stress free sandwich ready in just 5 minutes! Hearty tuna recipe perfect for dinner.

  • Prep Time 5 min
  • Total Time 5 min
  • Servings 2

Ingredients

1
tablespoon finely chopped onion
2
tablespoons finely chopped celery
2
tablespoons reduced-fat mayonnaise or salad dressing
1/2
teaspoon curry powder
1
can (3 oz) light tuna in water, drained
2
lettuce leaves
1
whole wheat pita bread, cut in half to form 2 pockets
1/2
medium orange, peeled, broken into segments and cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 1 In small bowl, mix onion, celery, mayonnaise and curry powder. Stir in tuna.
  • 2 Place lettuce leaf in each pita bread half; fill with tuna mixture. Top with orange pieces.

Expert Tips

Then, add a side of plain fat-free yogurt, a few slices of cucumber and a glass of sparkling water for a refreshing lunch.

Use 1/2 cup cut-up cooked chicken instead of the tuna.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
180
(
Calories from Fat
50),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
6%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
15mg
15%;
Sodium
350mg
350%;
Total Carbohydrate
19g
19%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
6g
6%
),
Protein
12g
12%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
30%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 1 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.