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Apple & Cheddar Tuna Pita

  • 4
    SERVES
  • 15 min
    PREP TIME

Submitted by Barbara Day, M.S., R.D.

Ingredients

  • 2 cans (5 oz each) tuna in water, drained & flaked
  • 1/3 cup  Light Miracle Whip® or light mayonnaise
  • ¼ cup finely chopped celery
  • ¼ cup dried cranberries
  • ¼ cup coarsely chopped walnuts
  • 4 slices Reduced-Fat cheddar or American cheese, cut up
  • 2 tbsp finely chopped red onion
  • 4 (6-in) whole wheat pita breads

Directions

 

 

Easy-to-fix and good-to-eat pitas are a kid-friendly recipe. You can substitute the walnuts with another favorite nut or substitute the dried cranberries with raisins or another favorite dried fruit. You could also substitute the tuna for canned salmon as well for a different taste.

 

Per Serving:  423 calories, 33 grams protein, 13 grams of fat, 46 grams of CHO, 6 grams of fiber,  931 mg sodium.

 

 Instructions

Combine all ingredients except pita in medium bowl. Evenly stuff pita breads with tune mixture.

 

Shopping List

2 cans (5 oz each) tuna in water

Light Miracle Whip® or light mayonnaise

celery

dried cranberries

chopped walnuts

cheddar or American cheese, cut up

red onion

whole wheat pita breads

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