Massage School Posts: Need a Quick and Easy Lunch that Packs a Nutritional Punch?

Here’s a one that combines lean protein and veggies topped with a light, lemony dressing.  It’s low in calories yet high in taste-bud satisfaction!

Total Calories – 310, Fat – 8g., Sodium – 600mg, Fiber – 3g.

 Greek Tuna Salad Pita Sandwiches

Ingredients: 

  • 2 cans (5 oz each) of Tuna in water, drained, and flaked
  • 6 pita pocket breads (6 inch), cut in half to form 2 pockets
  • 12 leaves of romaine lettuce
  • 1 medium tomato – seeded and diced
  • 1 medium cucumber – seeded, peeled and finely chopped
  • 1/8 cup of celery – finely chopped
  • ½ cup of feta cheese – crumbled
  • ¼ cup of large ripe olives – pitted and finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper

 Directions:

  1. In a small bowl, combine lemon juice, oil, garlic, salt and cayenne pepper to create a dressing.
  2. In a medium sized bowl, combine tomato, cucumber, celery, cheese, olives and Tuna.
  3. Pour the dressing over the salad and toss until mixed.
  4. Place 1 lettuce leaf half in each pita pocket
  5. Fill each pita pocket with approximately ½ cup of tuna salad
  6. Serve and enjoy!

 

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